mucous

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mu·cous

adjective \ˈmyü-kəs\

Definition of MUCOUS

1
:  of, relating to, or resembling mucus
2
:  secreting or containing mucus
3
:  covered with or as if with mucus :  slimy

Origin of MUCOUS

Latin mucosus, from mucus
First Known Use: 1578

mu·cous

adjective \ˈmyü-kəs\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of MUCOUS

1
: covered with or as if with mucus <a mucous surface>
2
: of, relating to, or resembling mucus <a mucous secretion>
3
: secreting or containing mucus <mucous glands of the intestine>

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