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1. Resembling mucilage; that is, adhesive, viscid, sticky.
2. Synonym(s): muciparous
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Resembling mucilage; i.e., adhesive, viscid, sticky.
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(mū′sĭ-lĭj) [L. mucilago, moldy juice]
Thick, viscid, adhesive liquid, containing gum or mucilaginous principles dissolved in water, usually employed to suspend insoluble substances in aqueous liquids or as a demulcent.
mucilaginous (mū-sĭl-ăj′ĭn-ŭs), adjective
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