mucolytic

adjective
mu·co·lyt·ic | \ 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

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circa 1923, in the meaning defined above

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mucolytic

adjective
mu·co·lyt·ic | \ ˌmyü-kə-ˈlit-ik \

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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