muciferous

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

adjective

secreting or containing mucus.

Nearby words

  1. mucho,
  2. muci-,
  3. mucic,
  4. mucic acid,
  5. mucid,
  6. muciform,
  7. mucigel,
  8. mucigen,
  9. mucigenous,
  10. mucilage

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

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Medicine definitions for muciferous

muciferous

[ myōō-sĭfər-əs ]

adj.

Muciparous.

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