mucoid tissue

mucoid tissue
noun

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  • mucoid tissue — n MUCOUS TISSUE …   Medical dictionary

  • mucoid degeneration — n tissue degeneration marked by conversion of cell substance into a glutinous substance like mucus * * * degeneration accompanied by deposition of myelin and lecithin in the cells …   Medical dictionary

  • Mucoid connective tissue — Mucous connective tissue (or mucous tissue) is a type of connective tissue found during fetal development. It is composed mainly of ground substance with few cells or fibers. It can also be referred to a group of mucoproteins found in certain… …   Wikipedia

  • mucoid degeneration — noun Etymology: mucoid (I) : tissue degeneration marked by conversion of cell substance into a glutinous substance like mucin …   Useful english dictionary

  • mucoid — /myooh koyd/, n. 1. Biochem. any of a group of substances resembling the mucins, occurring in connective tissue, cysts, etc. adj. 2. Also, mucoidal /myooh koyd l/. resembling mucus. [1840 50; MUC(IN) + OID] * * * …   Universalium

  • mucoid — mu•coid [[t]ˈmyu kɔɪd[/t]] n. 1) biochem. any of a group of substances resembling the mucins, occurring in connective tissue, cysts, etc 2) Also, mu•coi′dal. resembling mucus • Etymology: 1840–50 …   From formal English to slang

  • mucoid — /ˈmjukɔɪd/ (say myoohkoyd) noun any of a group of substances resembling the mucins, occurring in connective tissue, etc. {muc(in) + oid} …  

  • Connective tissue — is a fibrous tissue.[1] It is one of the four traditional classes of tissues (the others being epithelial, muscle, and nervous tissue). Connective Tissue (CT) is found throughout the body.In fact the whole framework of the skeleton and the… …   Wikipedia

  • Adipose tissue — For the Doctor Who creatures, see List of Doctor Who monsters and aliens#Adipose. Adipose tissue is one of the main types of connective tissue. In histology, adipose tissue or body fat or fat depot or just fat is loose connective tissue composed… …   Wikipedia

  • Dense connective tissue — Latin textus connectivus compactus Code TH H2.00.03.1.00003 Dense connective tissue, also called dense fibrous tissue, has fibers as its main matrix element. [1] Dense connective tissue is mainly composed of collagen type I. Crowded between the… …   Wikipedia

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