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Overview of noun mucus

The noun mucus has 1 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (2) mucus, mucous secretion

(protective secretion of the mucus membranes; in the gut it lubricates the passage of food and protects the epithelial cells; in the nose and throat and lungs it can make it difficult for bacteria to penetrate the body through the epithelium) © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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