muciferous

[ myoo-sif-er-uh s ]
/ myuˈsɪf ər əs /

adjective

secreting or containing mucus.

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Also mu·cig·en·ous [myoo-sij-uh-nuh s] /myuˈsɪdʒ ə nəs/, muciparous.

Origin of muciferous

First recorded in 1835–45; muc- + -i- + -ferous

Words nearby muciferous

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Medical definitions for muciferous

muciferous
[ myōō-sĭfər-əs ]

adj.

Muciparous.
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