AskDefine | Define mucous

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mucous adj : of or secreting or covered with or resembling mucus; "mucous tissue"; "mucous glands of the intestine" [syn: mucose]

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Adjective

mucous
  1. Pertaining to mucus
  2. Having the qualities of mucus

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Extensive Definition

Mucous may refer to:
  • The adjectival form of mucus, a slippery secretion of the lining of various membranes in the body
  • Mucous membrane, a membrane which secretes mucus
  • Mucous (museek client), a client to the file-sharing application museekd for the peer-to-peer network Soulseek
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