mucinogen


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mucinogen

 [mu-sin´o-jen]
a precursor of mucin.

mu·cin·o·gen

(myū-sin'ō-jen),
A glycoprotein that forms mucin through the imbibition of water.
[mucin + G. -gen, producing]

mu·cin·o·gen

(myū-sin'ō-jen)
A glycoprotein that forms mucin through the imbibition of water.
[mucin + G. -gen, producing]

mucinogen

a precursor of mucin.