Definitions of mucous

  1. of or secreting or covered with or resembling mucus; " mucous tissue"; " mucous glands of the intestine"
  2. Secreting a slimy or mucigenous substance; as, the mucous membrane.
  3. Pertaining to, resembling, or producing, mucus, a sticky fluid given off by the moist lining of the cavities and canals of the human body.
  4. Like mucus: slimy: viscous.
  5. Secreting mucus; pertaining to or like mucus.
  6. Pertaining to or resembling mucus; slimy; viscous; secreting mucus. Mucous membrane, a membranous lining of the canals and cavities of the body.
  7. Pert. to mucus; secreting mucus; slimy.
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