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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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alstonia

Dita bark, the dried bark of Alstonia scholaris and A. constricta, trees of tropical Africa, Asia, and Australia; bitter tonic, employed in malaria and dysentery in the form of infusion or tincture. ...

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