muciferous

muciferous

[myoo-sif-er-uhs]
adjective
secreting or containing mucus.
Also, mucigenous [myoo-sij-uh-nuhs] , muciparous.


Origin:
1835–45; muc- + -i- + -ferous

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muciferous mu·cif·er·ous (myōō-sĭf'ər-əs)
adj.
Muciparous.

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