mucoitinsulfuric acid

mucoitinsulfuric acid
noun also mucoitin sulfate \(ˈ)myü|kōətə̇n+-\
Etymology: mucoitin International Scientific Vocabulary muc- + -itin (as in chondroitin)
: an acidic mucopolysaccharide that is found especially in the cornea of the eye and in gastric mucosa and that is a derivative of glucosamine and glucuronic acid; an ester of hyaluronic acid and sulfuric acid

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  • mucoitinsulfuric acid — mu·coi·tin·sul·fu·ric acid or chiefly Brit mu·coi·tin·sul·phu·ric acid myü kō ət ən .səl .fyu̇r ik , kȯit ən n an acidic glycosaminoglycan found esp. in the cornea of the eye and in gastric mucosa …   Medical dictionary

  • mucoprotein — “+ noun Etymology: muc + protein : any of a group of complex compounds (as mucins) containing mucopolysaccharides (as chondroitinsulfuric acid or mucoitinsulfuric acid) combined with amino acid units or polypeptides and occurring in body fluids… …   Useful english dictionary

  • mucoprotein — General term for a protein polysaccharide complex, usually implying that the protein component is the major part of the complex, in contradistinction to mucopolysaccharide; mucoproteins include the α1 and α2 globulins of serum (and others).… …   Medical dictionary

  • mucoitin sulfate — noun see mucoitinsulfuric acid …   Useful english dictionary

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