Mucous meaning

myo͝okəs
Containing, producing, or secreting mucus.

A mucous tissue.

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Relating to, consisting of, or resembling mucus.

A mucous substance.

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Of, containing, or secreting mucus.
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Like mucus or covered with or as with mucus; slimy.
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Containing, producing, or secreting mucus.

A mucous tissue.

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Relating to, consisting of, or resembling mucus.

A mucous substance.

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Pertaining to mucus.
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Having the qualities of mucus.
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Origin of mucous

  • Latin mūcōsus from mūcus mucus

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Late Latin mūcōsus.

    From Wiktionary