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Definition of "mucoid" [mu•coid]

  • Any of various glycoproteins, especially a mucoprotein, similar to the mucins. (noun)
  • Of, relating to, or resembling mucus. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "mucoid" in a sentence
  • "Most people who are aware of the need for "colon cleansing" do not realize that this layer of toxic waste called mucoid plaque can build up throughout their digestive tract from stomach to rectum."
  • "Before I come to the solution, let me first explain what mucoid plaque really means."
  • "I was suffering from chronic constipation and irritable bowel syndrome because I had 12 pounds of mucoid plaque within my colon."