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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 mu·cous /ˈmjukəs/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 mu·cous /ˈmjukəs/ 形容詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mu·cous a.
 1. Of, pertaining to, or resembling, mucus; slimy, ropy, or stringy, and lubricous; as, a mucous substance.
 2. Secreting a slimy or mucigenous substance; as, the mucous membrane.
 Mucous membrane. Anat. See under Membrane.
 Mucous patches Med., elevated patches found in the mucous membranes of the mouth and anus, usually due to syphilis.
 Mucous tissue Anat., a form of connective tissue in an early stage of development, found in the umbilical cord and in the embryo, and also in certain tumors called myxomata.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : of or secreting or covered with or resembling mucus; "mucous
            tissue"; "mucous glands of the intestine" [syn: mucose]