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muciferous

[ myoo-sif-er-uhs ]
/ myuˈsɪf ər əs /
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adjective
secreting or containing mucus.
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Also mu·cig·en·ous [myoo-sij-uh-nuhs], /myuˈsɪdʒ ə nəs/, muciparous.

Origin of muciferous

First recorded in 1835–45; muc- + -i- + -ferous
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Medical definitions for muciferous

muciferous
[ myōō-sĭfər-əs ]

adj.
Muciparous.
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