mucolytic

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adjective mu·co·lyt·ic \ˌmyü-kə-ˈli-tik\

Definition of mucolytic

  1. :  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

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

Medical Definition of mucolytic

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


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