Antonyms for mucous
|Grammar : Adj|
|Spell : myoo-kuh s|
|Phonetic Transcription : ˈmyu kəs|
Definition of mucousOrigin :
- 1640s (replacing mucilaginous), from Latin mucosus "slimy, mucous," from mucus (see mucus). Related: mucosity.
- As in slimy : adj oozy, gooey
- As in clammy : adj damp
- As in miry : adj slimy
- As in mucky : adj slimy
- As in oozy : adj slimy
- As in sludgy : adj slimy
- As in slushy : adj slimy
- The glans is covered and the prepuce is lined by mucous membrane.
- Extract from : « The Biology, Physiology and Sociology of Reproduction » by Winfield S. Hall
- For this reason it may attack any part of the body where mucous membrane is.
- Extract from : « The Eugenic Marriage, Vol 2 (of 4) » by W. Grant Hague
- We may act on either the skin or mucous membrane, or both at once.
- Extract from : « A Manual of the Operations of Surgery » by Joseph Bell
- The mucous membrane, upon which this ramifies, is of considerable extent in man.
- Extract from : « Popular Education » by Ira Mayhew
- Wax is also used to paint over the mucous membrane, where shown or exposed.
- Extract from : « Practical Taxidermy » by Montagu Browne
- There it is soon enveloped by a mucous membrane, which grows around it and incloses it.
- Extract from : « Sex » by Henry Stanton
- There were no signs of chest trouble, but some mucous expectoration.
- Extract from : « Surgical Experiences in South Africa, 1899-1900 » by George Henry Makins
- The skin is very pale, the mucous membranes are bluish white.
- Extract from : « The Eugenic Marriage, Volume IV. (of IV.) » by Grant Hague
- Are the mucous membranes of the mouth, throat and larynx ever involved?
- Extract from : « Essentials of Diseases of the Skin » by Henry Weightman Stelwagon
- Arsenic inflames the mucous membranes of the alimentary passages.
- Extract from : « Alcohol and the Human Brain » by Joseph Cook
Synonyms for mucous
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