Muciparous
Muciparous Mu*cip"a*rous (m[-u]*s[i^]"p[.a]*r[u^]s), a. [Mucus + L. parere to produce.] (Physiol.) Secreting, or producing, mucus or mucin. [1913 Webster]

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  • 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

  • muciparous — /myooh sip euhr euhs/, adj. muciferous. [1825 35; MUC + I + PAROUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • muciparous — adj. discharging mucus, secreting mucus …   English contemporary dictionary

  • muciparous — /myooh sip euhr euhs/, adj. muciferous. [1825 35; MUC + I + PAROUS] …   Useful english dictionary

  • muciparous gland — mucous gland a gland that secretes mucus or a similar chemically inert slimy material …   Medical dictionary

  • gland — An organized aggregation of cells functioning as a secretory or excretory organ. SYN: glandula (1) [TA]. [L. glans, acorn] accessory g. a small mass of glandular structure, detached from but lying near another and larger g., to which it is… …   Medical dictionary

  • blennogenic — SYN: muciparous. [blenno + G. gen, to produce] * * * blen·no·gen·ic (blen o jenґik) [blenno + genic] muciparous …   Medical dictionary

  • blennogenous — SYN: muciparous. * * * blen·nog·e·nous (blen ojґə nəs) muciparous …   Medical dictionary

  • muciferous — SYN: muciparous. * * * mu·cif·er·ous myü sif (ə )rəs adj producing or filled with mucus <muciferous ducts> * * * mu·cif·er·ous (mu sifґər əs) [muci + ferous] muciparous …   Medical dictionary

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

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