mucostatic

adjective

mu·​co·​stat·​ic ˌmyü-kə-ˈstat-ik How to pronounce mucostatic (audio)
1
: of, relating to, or representing the mucosal tissues of the jaws as they are in a state of rest
a mucostatic impression taken without displacing any tissue
2
: stopping the secretion of mucus

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“Mucostatic.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/mucostatic. Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

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