mucous definition

  • adjective:
    • Containing, producing, or secreting mucus: a mucous tissue.
    • regarding, composed of, or resembling mucus: a mucous substance.
    • with respect to mucus
    • getting the qualities of mucus
    • Of, regarding, or resembling, mucus; slimy, ropy, or stringy, and lubricous.
    • Secreting a slimy or mucigenous compound.
    • of or secreting or covered with or resembling mucus
  • others:
    • with respect to mucus or resembling it; slimy, ropy, and lubricous.
    • Secreting a slimy material; pituitary: as, the mucous membrane.

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