mucoprotein etymology

English word mucoprotein comes from English protein, English muco- (Mucus.)

Detailed word origin of mucoprotein

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
protein English (eng) (biochemistry) Any of numerous large, complex naturally-produced molecules composed of one or more long chains of amino acids, in which the amino acid groups are held together by peptide bonds.. (nutrition) One of three major classes of food or source of food energy (4 kcal/gram) abundant in animal-derived foods (ie: meat) and some vegetables, such as legumes. see carbohydrate and fat for [...]
muco- English (eng) Mucus.
mucoprotein English (eng) (biochemistry) Any of a group of widely-distributed natural compounds that exist as complexes of proteins with mucopolysaccharides.

Words with the same origin as mucoprotein

Descendants of protein
antiprotease apheliotropic apobaramin apocenter apocodeine apoenzyme apoferment apofocus apomeiosis apomorph apomyoglobin apophallation aposematic aposporous chemical proteomics endoprotease exoprotease exoproteome immunoproteomics interprotomer microproteomics protease protomer pseudoprotease subapocarpous
Descendants of muco-
mucoactive mucoadhesion mucoadhesive mucocele mucociliary mucocutaneous mucofibrous mucogenesis mucogenic mucogingival mucoid mucolipidosis mucolytic muconodular mucopeptide mucoperiosteum mucopolysaccharide mucopurulent mucopus mucoregulator mucosanguineous mucosubstance mucotomy