mu·​co·​epi·​der·​moid ˌmyü-kō-ˌep-ə-ˈdər-ˌmȯid How to pronounce mucoepidermoid (audio)
: of, relating to, or consisting of both mucous and squamous epithelial cells
especially : being a tumor of the salivary glands made up of mucous and epithelial elements
mucoepidermoid carcinoma

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“Mucoepidermoid.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Dec. 2023.

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