Definition of mucoitin in US English:

mucoitin

noun

Biochemistry
rare
  • A supposed glycosaminoglycan, now generally considered to be a mixture, occurring chiefly in gastric mucus and the cornea, usually in a sulphated form.

Origin

Early 20th century. From muc- + -oitin. Compare French mucoïtin.

Pronunciation

mucoitin

/mjuːˈkɔɪtɪn/