mucostatic

adjective
mu·​co·​stat·​ic | \ ˌmyü-kə-ˈstat-ik How to pronounce mucostatic (audio) \

Medical Definition of mucostatic

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 22 Oct. 2020.

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