mucous

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mucous

 [mu´kus]
pertaining to or secreting mucus.

mu·cous

(myū'kŭs), Do not confuse this adjective with the noun mucus.
Relating to mucus or a mucous membrane.
[L. mucosus, mucous, fr. mucus]

mucous

(myo͞o′kəs)
adj.
1. Containing, producing, or secreting mucus: a mucous tissue.
2. Relating to, consisting of, or resembling mucus: a mucous substance.

mucous

adjective Referring to either mucosa (e.g., mucous membrane) or to mucus (e.g., mucous secretion).

mucous

adjective Referring to either mucosa–eg, mucous membrane, or to mucus–eg, mucous secretion

mu·cous

(myū'kŭs)
Relating to mucus or a mucous membrane.
[L. mucosus, mucous, fr. mucus]

Mucous

Thick fluid produced by the moist membranes that line many body cavities and structures.
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Bronchogenic, hematogenic or lymphatic dissemination eventually may occur and then it may affect different organs like tracheobronchial mucose, skin, adrenal glands, gastrointestinal tract and central nervous system.
Epidemiology and pathogenesis of paranasal sinus mucoses. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 1992;107:745-50.