mucoserous

Pertaining to an exudate or secretion that consists of both mucus and serum or a watery component.

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mu·co·se·rous -'sir-əs adj containing or producing both mucous and serous matter

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mu·co·se·rous (mu″ko-seґrəs) pertaining to or producing both mucus and serum.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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