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[myoo-kuh-proh-teen, -tee-in] /ˌmyu kəˈproʊ tin, -ti ɪn/

noun, Biochemistry.
a that yields carbohydrates as well as amino acids on hydrolysis.
any of a group of conjugated proteins containing small quantities of mucopolysaccharides; glycoprotein

mucoprotein mu·co·pro·tein (myōō’kō-prō’tēn’, -prō’tē-ĭn)
Any of a group of organic compounds, such as the mucins, that consist of a complex of proteins and mucopolysaccharide and are found in body tissues and fluids.


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