How does the word sound?
History of this Word
"muco" is from "mcus" (mucus) spoken by ancient people in central Italy around 700 B.C.
A prefix added to the start of a word. Indicates that "mucous" modifies the word. Created to expand meanings. Can be used with many words to form new words.
Examples of how the word is used
|These partially digested proteins help contribute to mucoprotein buildup in the body.|
|Mucilage is secreted by the seed covers of various plants.|