mucolytic

dissolves or breaks-up mucus

Mucolytic

a drug that lessens the sticky quality of phlegm and makes it easier to cough up
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mucolytic

Destroying or dissolving mucin, an agent that so acts: a mucopolysaccharide or glycoprotein, the chief constituent of mucus. ... Origin: Gr. Lysis = dissolution ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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mucolytic

(mu″ko-lit´ik) capable of reducing the viscosity of mucus. an agent that so acts.
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mucolytic

destroying or dissolving mucin; an agent that so acts : a mucopolysaccharide or glycoprotein, the chief constituent of mucus.
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mucolytic

mucolytic A class of agents that liquefy sputum or reduce its viscosity. This term is used to describe the characteristics of destroying, or lessening the tenacity of, mucus. It is most commonly used to describe drugs which have this action and are therefore used in the treatment of bronchitis. The inhalation of steam, for example, also has a muc...
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mucolytic

Type: Term Pronunciation: myū′kō-lit′ik Definitions: 1. Capable of dissolving, digesting, or liquefying mucus.
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