Mucification | definition of mucification by Medical dictionary
A change produced in the vaginal mucosa of spayed experimental animals following stimulation with estrogen; characterized by the formation of tall columnar cells secreting mucus.
[L. mucus + facio, to make]
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Impaired cumulus mucification
and female sterility in tumor necrosis factor-induced protein-6 deficient mice.
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of the stratified epithelium of the mouse vagina.