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mucinous Syllabification: mu·ci·nous
Pronunciation: /ˈmyo͞osənəs/

Definition of mucinous in English:


Of, relating to, or covered with mucus.
Example sentences
  • Minor salivary glands of mucinous type are also located in the nose, paranasal sinuses, the larynx, trachea and bronchi.
  • Meconium and mucinous debris were also seen in the airways, along with the beginnings of an inflammatory response.
  • Of the early-stage samples misclassified, 1 was serous and 3 were mucinous.
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