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Definition of "myxoid" []

  • Containing mucus; mucoid. (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 "myxoid" in a sentence
  • "Almost 20 percent of the myxoid liposarcoma tumors studied had a mutated form of the gene PIK3CA."
  • "Type (full-length or truncated) and level of expression varied with morphology and karyotype, with the highest levels in atypical lipomatous tumors and lipomas with rearrangements of 12q13-15 and the lowest in lipomas with 6p - or 13q-rearrangements, hibernomas, spindle cell lipomas and myxoid liposarcomas."
  • "In addition, they had ductal arrangements or plasmacytoid appearances of tumor cells and myxoid or hyaline stromata, indicating some characteristics of pleomorphic adenoma."