muciparous

[ myoo-sip-er-uh s ]
/ myuˈsɪp ər əs /

adjective

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Origin of muciparous

First recorded in 1825–35; muc- + -i- + -parous
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Medical definitions for muciparous

muciparous
[ myōō-sĭpə-rəs ]

adj.

Secreting, producing, or containing mucus.
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