mucinosis mu·ci·no·sis (myōō’sə-nō’sĭs)
A condition in which mucin is present in the skin in excessive amounts, or in abnormal distribution.
- Mucinous carcinoma
mucinous carcinoma n. An adenocarcinoma in which the neoplastic cells secrete significant amounts of mucin. Also called colloid carcinoma.
- Muciparous gland
muciparous gland n. See mucous gland.
[myoo-sip-er-uh s] /myuˈsɪp ər əs/ adjective 1. . muciparous mu·cip·a·rous (myōō-sĭp’ə-rəs) adj. Secreting, producing, or containing mucus.
[muhk] /mʌk/ noun 1. moist farmyard dung, decaying vegetable matter, etc.; manure. 2. a highly organic, dark or black soil, less than 50 percent combustible, often used as a manure. 3. mire; mud. 4. filth, dirt, or slime. 5. defamatory or sullying remarks. 6. a state of chaos or confusion: to make a muck of […]