MUCOSE

World English Dictionary
mucous or mucose (ˈmjuːkəs, ˈmjuːkəʊs, -kəʊz)
 
adj
of, resembling, or secreting mucus
 
[C17: from Latin mūcōsus slimy, from mucus]
 
usage  The noun mucus is often misspelled mucous. Mucous can only be correctly used as an adjective
 
mucose or mucose
 
adj
 
[C17: from Latin mūcōsus slimy, from mucus]
 
usage  The noun mucus is often misspelled mucous. Mucous can only be correctly used as an adjective
 
mucosity or mucose
 
n

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mucose

adjective
of or secreting or covered with or resembling mucus; "mucous tissue"; "mucous glands of the intestine" [syn: mucous
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