Definition of mucigen in English:

mucigen

noun

Physiology
  • A substance that is an intracellular precursor or storage form of mucin. Frequently attributive.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Dunglison's Medical Lexicon. From muci- + -gen.

Pronunciation

mucigen

/ˈmjuːsɪdʒ(ə)n/