[myoo-sip-er-uh s]

Origin of muciparous

First recorded in 1825–35; muc- + -i- + -parous Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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muciparous in Medicine


  1. Secreting, producing, or containing mucus.
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