What does mucinous mean?

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  1. Of, pertaining to or containing mucin.
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The cyst contents can be mucinous, hemorrhagic, or necrotic with clear to turbid fluid.
Tumors occurring during lactation were either totally or partly mucinous and were MUC2 positive.
Fine-needle aspiration revealed the presence of fragments of adipose tissue and mucinous material with spindle cells.
Minor salivary glands of mucinous type are also located in the nose, paranasal sinuses, the larynx, trachea and bronchi.
Of the early-stage samples misclassified, 1 was serous and 3 were mucinous.
Numerous mucinous microcysts, some with neutrophils within them, were present in the epithelium.

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