muciferous

conveying or secreting mucus

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • muciferous — [myo͞o sif′ər əs] adj. [ MUC(US) + i + FEROUS] producing or secreting mucus …   English World dictionary

  • muciferous — SYN: muciparous. * * * mu·cif·er·ous myü sif (ə )rəs adj producing or filled with mucus <muciferous ducts> * * * mu·cif·er·ous (mu sifґər əs) [muci + ferous] muciparous …   Medical dictionary

  • muciferous — producing or containing mucus …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • muciferous — /myooh sif euhr euhs/, adj. secreting or containing mucus. Also, mucigenous /myooh sij euh neuhs/, muciparous. [1835 45; MUC + I + FEROUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • muciferous — adj. secreting mucous …   English contemporary dictionary

  • muciferous — mu·cif·er·ous …   English syllables

  • muciferous —   a. a. secreting or stimulating secretion of mucus.    ♦ mucific,    ♦ mucigenous, a …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • muciferous — adjective containing or secreting mucus • Pertains to noun: ↑mucus …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ichthyology terms — Ichthyology uses several terms that are unique to the science.Contents: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z NOTOC A * Abdomen: belly * Abdominal: pertaining to the belly * Actinosts: a series of bones at the base of the pectoral… …   Wikipedia

  • muciparous — Producing or secreting mucus. SYN: blennogenic, blennogenous, mucid, muciferous, mucigenous, mucilaginous (2). [mucin + L. pario, to bring forth, bear] * * * mu·cip·a·rous myü sip ə rəs adj secreting mucus <muciparous cells> * * * …   Medical dictionary

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