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mucification

Pronunciation: myu'si-fi-ka'shun

Definition: A change produced in the vaginal mucosa of spayed experimental animals following stimulation with estrogen; characterized by the formation of tall columnar cells secreting mucus.

[L. mucus + facio, to make]

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