acid mucopolysaccharide


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acid mucopolysaccharide

a major chemical constituent of ground substance in the dermis.

mucopolysaccharide

a group of polysaccharides that contain hexosamine, which may or may not be combined with protein; when dispersed in water, mucopolysaccharides form many of the mucins.

acid mucopolysaccharide
the amorphous, PAS-positive intercellular substance of most connective tissue. Formed by fibroblasts and osteoblasts.