mucinoid degeneration

mu·ci·noid de·gen·er·a·tion

a term including both mucoid and colloid degeneration, the essential cellular changes in both being similar, the only difference being that, in colloid degeneration, the substance is firmer and more inspissated than in mucoid degeneration, in which it is thin and jellylike.
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mucinoid degeneration

An older term for a degenerative change in which stromal tissue develops cyst-like spaces filled with clear, protein-rich fluids; mucinous degeneration.
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