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mucin
(english) One of a group of nitrogenous substances secreted by a mucous gland. Forms mucus when mixed with water. A glycoprotein. (See also: mucus, muciferous, skin)
mucine
(french) Une des substances azotées sécrétées par une glande muqueuse. (See also: mucus, muciferous, skin)
mucina
(portuguese) uma dum grupo de substâncias secretadas por uma glândula mucosa. (See also: mucus, muciferous, skin)

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