mucocutaneous junction n.
The site of transition from skin to epithelium of a mucous membrane.
- Mucocutaneous lymph node syndrome
mucocutaneous lymph node syndrome n. A disease affecting young children, characterized by high fever, conjunctivitis, pharyngitis, enlargement of the cervical lymph nodes, bright red rashes on the hands and feet, and desquamation of fingers and toes. Also called Kawasaki disease.
mucoenteritis mu·co·en·ter·i·tis (myōō’kō-ěn’tə-rī’tĭs) n.
mucoepidermoid mu·co·ep·i·der·moid (myōō’kō-ěp’ĭ-dûr’moid’) adj. Relating to a mixture of mucus-secreting and epithelial cells.
[myoo-koid] /ˈmyu kɔɪd/ noun 1. Biochemistry. any of a group of substances resembling the , occurring in connective tissue, cysts, etc. adjective 2. Also, mucoidal [myoo-koid-l] /myuˈkɔɪd l/ (Show IPA). resembling mucus. /ˈmjuːkɔɪd/ adjective 1. of the nature of or resembling mucin mucoid mu·coid (myōō’koid’) n. Any of various glycoproteins similar to the mucins, especially […]