Synonyms and Antonyms for mucous-secretion

1. mucous secretion (n.)

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

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2. secretion (n.)

the organic process of synthesizing and releasing some substance

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4. mucous (adj.)

of or secreting or covered with or resembling mucus