myxopoiesis

myxopoiesis

 [mik″so-poi-e´sis]
the formation of mucus.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

myx·o·poi·e·sis

(mik'sō-poy-ē'sis),
Mucus production.
[myxo- + G. poiēsis, a making]
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myx·o·poi·e·sis

(mik'sō-poy-ē'sis)
Mucus production.
[myxo- + G. poiēsis, a making]
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At the same time an increase in villi exocrynocytes height, the area of their nucleus, the area of the crypts, indicating the activation of myxopoiesis in the cell has been determined.