a combining form representing mucus or mucous in compound words: mucopurulent.
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Words nearby muco-
, mucocutaneous junction
, mucocutaneous leishmaniasis
, mucocutaneous lymph node syndrome
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How to use muco- in a sentence
A muco-purulent or purulent secretion can visually be pressed out from between the papillomatous elevations.
The muco-cartilage is coloured red, the branchial or soft cartilage blue, and the hard cartilage purple.
I have curtailed it in order not to interfere with the representation of the lower lip and tentacular muco-cartilages.
This muco-cartilaginous skeleton is the key to the whole position, and requires, therefore, to be understood.
Miss Alcock, in her paper, speaks of tubular muscles belonging to the hyoid segment, which are attached to the muco-cartilage.
British Dictionary definitions for muco-
mucus or mucousmucoprotein; mucin
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Medical definitions for muco-
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
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