• (British) IPA: /ˈmjuːkɔɪd/

mucoid (not comparable)

  1. Pertaining to or resembling mucus; mucous. [from 19th c.]
    • 1990, Camille Paglia, Sexual Personae:
      The virgin is released from the mucoid swamp by a water-nymph from under “the glassy cool, translucent wave,” an Apollonian realm of purity, clarity, and vision.
Synonyms Noun

mucoid (plural mucoids)

  1. Any of a class of mucin-like substances yielding on decomposition a reducing carbohydrate together with some form of proteinaceous matter.

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