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  1. Of, pertaining to or containing mucin.
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Tumors occurring during lactation were either totally or partly mucinous and were MUC2 positive.
Minor salivary glands of mucinous type are also located in the nose, paranasal sinuses, the larynx, trachea and bronchi.
Microscopic examination revealed a benign mucinous neoplasm with metaplastic bone formation and extensive chronic inflammation.
Additionally, mucinous cystadenocarcinomas often have papillary projections and mural nodules that may correlate with areas of malignancy.
Meconium and mucinous debris were also seen in the airways, along with the beginnings of an inflammatory response.
The most common type is the retroperitoneal mucinous cystadenomas, which are benign cystic tumors characterized by a large unilocular or multilocular cyst.

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