mucolytic


mu·co·lyt·ic

adjective \ˌmyü-kə-ˈli-tik\

Definition of MUCOLYTIC

:  hydrolyzing glycosaminoglycans :  tending to break down or lower the viscosity of mucin-containing body secretions or components <mucolytic enzymes>

First Known Use of MUCOLYTIC

circa 1923

mu·co·lyt·ic

adjective \ˌmyü-kə-ˈlit-ik\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of MUCOLYTIC

: hydrolyzing glycosaminoglycans : tending to break down or lower the viscosity of mucin-containing body secretions or components <mucolytic enzymes>

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