noun. ['ˈmjuːkəs'] 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.
- mucous secretion
Rhymes with Mucus
How do you pronounce mucus?
Pronounce mucus as mˈjukəs.
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Sentences with mucus
1. Noun, singular or mass
Drink fluids throughout the day to keep the body hydrated and make it easier for mucus to run.
2. Verb, base form
Drinking fluids is key to mucus flow in the body.
The increase in mucus production can also cause watery eyes.