blennostasis

[blĕ-nŏstə-sĭs]

n.

The reduction or suppression of secretion from the mucous membranes.

Nearby words

  1. blenno-,
  2. blennogenic,
  3. blennoid,
  4. blennorrhea,
  5. blennorrhoea,
  6. blennuria,
  7. blenny,
  8. blent,
  9. bleomycin,
  10. blephar-

Related formsblen′no•static (blĕn′ə-stătĭk) adj.


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