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mucilaginous

adjective mu·ci·lag·i·nous \ˌmyü-sə-ˈla-jə-nəs\

Definition of MUCILAGINOUS

1
:  sticky, viscid
2
:  of, relating to, full of, or secreting mucilage
mu·ci·lag·i·nous·ly adverb
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Origin of MUCILAGINOUS

Middle English muscilaginous, from Late Latin mucilaginosus, from mucilagin-, mucilago
First Known Use: 15th century

Other Biology Terms

autochthonous, fecund, homunculus, phylogeny, substrate

Rhymes with MUCILAGINOUS

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mucilaginous

adjective mu·ci·lag·i·nous \ˌmyü-sə-ˈlaj-ə-nəs\

Medical Definition of MUCILAGINOUS

:  relating to, resembling, containing, or secreting mucilage

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