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Mucoid degeneration

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Definition

noun

A degenerative process in which the connective tissues are replaced by a semisolid, mucus-like substance.


Supplement

For instance, mucoid degeneration of the anterior cruciate ligament, a clinical condition afflicting some active middle-aged people.


Synonym: myxomatous degeneration, mucoid degeneration.