Definitions for mucousˈmyu kəs

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word mucous

Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. mucous, mucose(adj)

    of or secreting or covered with or resembling mucus

    "mucous tissue"; "mucous glands of the intestine"

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. mucous(Adjective)

    Pertaining to mucus

  2. mucous(Adjective)

    Having the qualities of mucus

  3. Origin: From mūcōsus.

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  1. Mucous(adj)

    of, pertaining to, or resembling, mucus; slimy, ropy, or stringy, and lubricous; as, a mucous substance

  2. Mucous(adj)

    secreting a slimy or mucigenous substance; as, the mucous membrane

  3. Origin: [L. mucosus, fr. mucus mucus.]

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