Definitions for mucousˈmyu kəs

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. mucous, mucose(adj)

    of or secreting or covered with or resembling mucus

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

Wiktionary

  1. mucous(Adjective)

    Pertaining to mucus

  2. mucous(Adjective)

    Having the qualities of mucus

  3. Origin: From mūcōsus.

Webster Dictionary

  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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