Definitions for mucousˈmyu kəs
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word mucous
of or secreting or covered with or resembling mucus
"mucous tissue"; "mucous glands of the intestine"
Pertaining to mucus
Having the qualities of mucus
Origin: From mūcōsus.
of, pertaining to, or resembling, mucus; slimy, ropy, or stringy, and lubricous; as, a mucous substance
secreting a slimy or mucigenous substance; as, the mucous membrane
Origin: [L. mucosus, fr. mucus mucus.]
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Vaginal tissue isn't like other skin. It's covered in mucous membranes, it's very permeable. It's a direct route to your reproductive organs. We need to be really careful of these products.
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