Relating to or containing mucin. SYN: mucoid (3).

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mu·ci·nous 'myü-sən-əs adj of, relating to, resembling, or containing mucin <\mucinous fluid> <\mucinous carcinoma>

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mu·ci·nous (muґsĭ-nəs) resembling or marked by the formation of mucin.

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