Mucous



[myoo-kuh s] /ˈmyu kəs/

adjective
1.
pertaining to, consisting of, or resembling .
2.
containing or secreting .
/ˈmjuːkəs/
adjective
1.
of, resembling, or secreting mucus
adj.

1640s (replacing mucilaginous), from Latin mucosus “slimy, mucous,” from mucus (see mucus). Related: mucosity.

mucous mu·cous (myōō’kəs)
adj.

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