muciparous

[myoo-sip-er-uh s]

Origin of muciparous

First recorded in 1825–35; muc- + -i- + -parous
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muciparous in Medicine

muciparous

[myōō-sĭpə-rəs]
adj.
  1. Secreting, producing, or containing mucus.
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