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

First Known Use of mucolytic

circa 1923


Medical Dictionary

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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