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Synonyms for mucus
ˈmyu kəsmu·cus

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  1. mucus, mucous secretionnoun

    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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words2.0 / 3 votes

  1. mucusnoun


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  1. List of paraphrases for "mucus":

    mucous, slime, phlegm, mucosa

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  1. Michael Buelna:

    He still had all the mucus and stuff, and all the trash and gravel was sticking to him, i tried to give him a tiny little bit of breath, and he reacted a little bit.

  2. Robert West:

    If you never touched Your Face, Your Face wouldn't matter if you didn't wash your hands. Your hands could be as dirty or as contaminated as you like, the only reason why it's important is because eventually your hands are going to come in contact with a mucus membrane. It's the mucus membranes that are the key...( they) act as the pathway into the body.

  3. Darla Davis:

    Nola had a thick drainage coming out of her nose, the vets swabbed the mucus, and cytology tests showed bacteria, so they began treating her with antibiotics.

  4. Holly Phillips:

    Fluids help thin out the mucus that your body makes when you're sick, and when that germ-filled mucus is thinner, it's easier to clear out of your system.

  5. Susanne Bennett:

    Once your body is loaded with mucus and you’re congested all the time, that’s when all the bugs like to get there.

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