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Other areas of your skin, like your arms or legs, act as a natural barrier to infection, but porous mucous membranes provide points of entry.
Her left eye was slightly red and there was a mild mucous discharge.
Second is across the mucous membranes and the third fastest is in the digestive system.
Their scenario begins with impoverished residents watching their pigs and poultry fall ill, suffering high fevers and bleeding from the mucous membranes in their mouths and noses.
Tokuda follows a lazy swarm of bright, luminous scout-flies, which pick up the monster's mucous-y scent.
Rabies virus can be transmitted when an infected bat bites or scratches a person (or pet), or comes into contact with mucous membranes in a person’s eyes or mouth, according to state health officials.
Rhodes' recommendation: Be vigilant inspecting your skin and mucous membranes regularly to notice changes that may occur.
The virus is passed from animals to humans and can spread quickly through a community via contact with an infected person’s broken skin, mucous membranes, and bodily fluids like blood.
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Origin and Etymology of mucous
First Known Use: 1578See Words from the same year
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