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Definitions of mucous:

part of speech: adjective

Pertaining to or resembling mucus.

part of speech: adjective

Relating to mucus or a mucous membrane.

Usage examples for mucous:

  • They consist of folds of skin lined with mucous membrane, kept in shape by a layer of fibrous material. "A Practical Physiology", Albert F. Blaisdell

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