Definition of mucosity in US English:

mucosity

noun

  • See mucous

    • ‘Activity and quantity of sperm and semen improved, as did spermatogenic environment (indicated by significant decreases of mucosity and liquefaction time.)’
    • ‘The mucosity normally is generated by the bronchial glands and the surface epithelium, lodging at the bronchi.’
    • ‘I can see pale bits of potato, and it is uncertainly spotted with the mucosity of onions.’
    • ‘The magnetic particles carried on the periphery of the developing sleeve which is in the rotational state are affected by various forces due to mucosity of air, centrifugal force and the like.’
    • ‘‘We believe that the gender differences in cocaine's effects that we observed are due to a combination of metabolic differences and the greater physical barrier to cocaine absorption created by the increase in mucosity,’ says Dr. Lukas.’

Pronunciation

mucosity

/ˌmjuˈkɑsədi//ˌmyo͞oˈkäsədē/