Mucoid degeneration



mucoid degeneration n.
The degeneration of connective tissue into a gelatinous or mucoid substance.

Tagged:

Read Also:

  • Mucolipidosis

    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.



  • Mucolipidosis ii

    mucolipidosis II n. Mucolipidosis characterized by symptoms resembling those of Hurler’s syndrome but more severe, with normal levels of urinary mucopolysaccharides and the presence of inclusion bodies in cultured fibroblasts. Also called inclusion cell disease.

  • Mucolipidosis iii

    mucolipidosis III n. Mucolipidosis characterized by symptoms resembling those of Hurler’s syndrome, but milder, with restricted joint mobility, short stature, mild mental retardation, and dysplastic skeletal changes.



Disclaimer: Mucoid degeneration definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.