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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

adj. - Of or secreting or covered with or viscid slippery secretions

Usage examples (37)
  • mucous membranes line many structures of the body.
  • mucous tissue
  • (Littorina saxatilis) have stopped labelling their mucous trails.
  • Such sounds are of a gurgling or bubbling nature and are known as mucous râles. for more
Tutoring comment
  • Note: "Mucous" (pertains to containing or secreting) "mucus" which is (a slimy secretion) which is produced by the "mucous" (membranes of the nose).
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