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mucolytic

[ myoo-kuh-lit-ik ]
/ ˌmyu kəˈlɪt ɪk /
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adjective Biochemistry.
denoting or pertaining to enzymes that break down mucus.
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Origin of mucolytic

First recorded in 1935–40; muco- + -lytic
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