mucoepidermoid mu·co·ep·i·der·moid (myōō’kō-ěp’ĭ-dûr’moid’)
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 […]
- Mucoid degeneration
mucoid degeneration n. The degeneration of connective tissue into a gelatinous or mucoid substance.
mucolipidosis mu·co·lip·i·do·sis (myōō’kō-lĭp’ĭ-dō’sĭs) n. Any of a group of hereditary metabolic storage diseases resembling Hurler’s syndrome but with normal urinary mucopolysaccharides.
- Mucolipidosis i
mucolipidosis I n. Mucolipidosis having symptoms resembling those of Hurler’s syndrome but milder, and with moderate mental retardation. Also called lipomucopolysaccharidosis.