Sentence Examples

  • In the mucinoid conditions, usually termed "mucoid " and " colloid " degenerations, we have closely allied substances which, like the normal mucins of the body, belong to the glucoproteids, and have in common similar physical characters.
  • This substance differs from the mucins by being precipitated by tannic acid but not by acetic acid, and being endowed with a higher proportion of sulphur.
  • The mucins and mucoids belong to this group; they are acid and contain no phosphorus; they give the albumin colour reactions but are not coagulated by heat.
  • Mucins occur in most of the slimy fluids of the body; they vary in composition with their source.
  • Mucoids resemble mucins in their composition and reactions, but differ, in general, in their physical properties.

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