What does mucous mean?

Definitions for mucousˈmyu kəs

Here are all the 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"


  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.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of mucous in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of mucous in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Alexandra Scranton:

    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.

Images & Illustrations of mucous

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