Mucigenous
Mucigenous Mu*cig"e*nous, a. (Physiol.) Connected with the formation of mucin; resembling mucin. [1913 Webster]

The mucigenous basis is manufactured at the expense of the ordinary protoplasm of the cell. --Foster. [1913 Webster]


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  • mucigenous — SYN: muciparous. * * * mu·cig·e·nous (mu sijґə nəs) muciparous …   Medical dictionary

  • mucigenous — …   Useful english dictionary

  • muciparous — Producing or secreting mucus. SYN: blennogenic, blennogenous, mucid, muciferous, mucigenous, mucilaginous (2). [mucin + L. pario, to bring forth, bear] * * * mu·cip·a·rous myü sip ə rəs adj secreting mucus <muciparous cells> * * * …   Medical dictionary

  • Mucous — Mu cous, a. [L. mucosus, fr. mucus mucus.] 1. Of, pertaining to, or resembling, mucus; slimy, ropy, or stringy, and lubricous; as, a mucous substance. [1913 Webster] 2. Secreting a slimy or mucigenous substance; as, the mucous membrane. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mucous membrane — Mucous Mu cous, a. [L. mucosus, fr. mucus mucus.] 1. Of, pertaining to, or resembling, mucus; slimy, ropy, or stringy, and lubricous; as, a mucous substance. [1913 Webster] 2. Secreting a slimy or mucigenous substance; as, the mucous membrane.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mucous patches — Mucous Mu cous, a. [L. mucosus, fr. mucus mucus.] 1. Of, pertaining to, or resembling, mucus; slimy, ropy, or stringy, and lubricous; as, a mucous substance. [1913 Webster] 2. Secreting a slimy or mucigenous substance; as, the mucous membrane.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mucous tissue — Mucous Mu cous, a. [L. mucosus, fr. mucus mucus.] 1. Of, pertaining to, or resembling, mucus; slimy, ropy, or stringy, and lubricous; as, a mucous substance. [1913 Webster] 2. Secreting a slimy or mucigenous substance; as, the mucous membrane.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • muciferous — /myooh sif euhr euhs/, adj. secreting or containing mucus. Also, mucigenous /myooh sij euh neuhs/, muciparous. [1835 45; MUC + I + FEROUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • muciferous —   a. a. secreting or stimulating secretion of mucus.    ♦ mucific,    ♦ mucigenous, a …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • mu|cip|a|rous — «myoo SIHP uhr uhs», adjective. producing or secreting mucus; mucigenous: »muciparous glands. ╂[< Latin mūcus mucus + parere to give birth + English ous] …   Useful english dictionary

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