mucous cell

n.

A cell that secretes mucus.

Nearby words

  1. mucoserous,
  2. mucoserous cell,
  3. mucosity,
  4. mucosulfatidosis,
  5. mucous,
  6. mucous colitis,
  7. mucous connective tissue,
  8. mucous gland,
  9. mucous membrane,
  10. mucous plug


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