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These mucous sheets can function like a filter to ensnare food as small as bacteria.
Some women have ectropion, when the mucous-producing glands that are usually on the inside of the cervix evert onto the outside of the cervix.
Daniel, a 12-year-old Bornean orangutan, was dealing with a sinus infection that left him with labored breathing, coughing, frequent mucous production and a distended air sac, the Phoenix Zoo said in a media release.
Cough can help remove whatever causes the cough, including mucous and infectious particles.
Water also boosts the immune system and thins mucous.
Phlegmy cough Post-nasal drip usually means more mucous gets into your chest.
Secondly, the nose is triggered to produce more secretions via the mucous glands in order to provide the moisture to humidify the air coming through.
Four tentacles sprout from the snails’ tubular bodies, and two of those tentacles are attached to mucous glands.
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MUCOUS Defined for Kids
medical Definition of mucous
- a mucous surface
- a mucous secretion
- mucous glands of the intestine
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