Pituitous
Pituitous Pi*tu"i*tous, a. [L. pituitosus: cf. F. pituiteux.] Consisting of, or resembling, pituite or mucus; full of mucus; discharging mucus. [1913 Webster]

{Pituitous fever} (Med.), typhoid fever; enteric fever. [1913 Webster]


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  • pituitous — pituitousness, n. /pi tooh i teuhs, tyooh /, adj. Archaic. mucous. [1600 10; < L pituitosus full of phlegm. See PIP2, OUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • pituitous — Relating to pituita …   Medical dictionary

  • pituitous — pi·tu·i·tous …   English syllables

  • pituitous — pə̇ˈtüəd.əs, pə̇.ˈtyü , üətəs adjective Etymology: Latin pituitosus phlegmatic, from pituita nasal mucus, phlegm + osus ous more at pip 1. archaic : mucous 2 …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pituitous fever — Pituitous Pi*tu i*tous, a. [L. pituitosus: cf. F. pituiteux.] Consisting of, or resembling, pituite or mucus; full of mucus; discharging mucus. [1913 Webster] {Pituitous fever} (Med.), typhoid fever; enteric fever. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • φλεγματοειδέα — φλεγματοειδής pituitous neut nom/voc/acc pl (epic ionic) φλεγματοειδής pituitous masc/fem acc sg (epic ionic) …   Greek morphological index (Ελληνική μορφολογικούς δείκτες)

  • snotty — Synonyms and related words: arrogant, clannish, cliquish, condescending, contemptuous, contumelious, disdainful, exclusive, haughty, high hat, muciferous, mucific, mucinous, mucoid, mucous, muculent, patronizing, pituitous, priggish, scornful,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • Semiliquidity — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Semiliquidity >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 semiliquidity semiliquidity Sgm: N 1 stickiness stickiness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 viscidity viscidity viscosity Sgm: N 1 gummosity gummosity glutinosity mucosity …   English dictionary for students

  • mucous — a. Slimy, ropy, mucilaginous, gummy, glutinous, viscid, muculent, pituitous …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • viscous — adj thick, sticky, adhesive, tacky, gluey, mucilaginous, viscid; stodgy, glutinous, thickened, heavy, clotted; syrupy, treacly, molasses like; gummy, gummous, mucous, Archaic. pituitous; albuminous, yolky, gelatinous, jellied, glairy; stringy,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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