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muci- +‎ -genous


mucigenous (comparative more mucigenous, superlative most mucigenous)

  1. (physiology) Connected with the formation of mucin or mucus; resembling mucin.
    • Foster
      The mucigenous basis is manufactured at the expense of the ordinary protoplasm of the cell.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for mucigenous in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)