Mucin definition

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Any of a group of glycoproteins found especially in the secretions of mucous membranes.
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Any of a group of glycoproteins found especially in the secretions of mucous membranes.
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(biochemistry) Any of several glycoproteins found in mucus.
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Any of various glycoproteins in connective tissue, saliva, mucus, etc., that lubricate and protect the body.
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Noun

Singular:
mucin
Plural:
mucins