mucification

mu·ci·fi·ca·tion

(myū'si-fi-kā'shŭn),
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.
Mukhopadhyay et al., "Impaired cumulus mucification and female sterility in tumor necrosis factor-induced protein-6 deficient mice," Development, vol.
Holderegger C (1980) Ultrastructural study of the mucification of the stratified epithelium of the mouse vagina.