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.
Holderegger C (1980) Ultrastructural study of the mucification
of the stratified epithelium of the mouse vagina.
The CEEF induced cumulus expansion, mucification
and disconnection of the gap junctions between these cells (Prochazka et al.