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muciparous

[myoo-sip-er-uh s]
adjective
  1. muciferous.
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Origin of muciparous

First recorded in 1825–35; muc- + -i- + -parous
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Examples from the Web for muciparous

Historical Examples of muciparous

  • The latter have no muciparous glands like the former, in which they are very copious.

    A System of Practical Medicine by American Authors, Vol. I

    Various

  • With the persistence of the secretion there results a destruction and a new formation of the muciparous cells.


muciparous in Medicine

muciparous

(myōō-sĭpə-rəs)
adj.
  1. Secreting, producing, or containing mucus.
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