Definition of 'mucus'
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This means the cells no longer produce the thick mucus. The Sun (2010)They produce mucus which is very bad for singers. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Garlic can also help to reduce the amount of mucus produced by the body. Times, Sunday Times (2007)They must also examine their cervical mucus. Times, Sunday Times (2007)He added that spicy food also helps produce mucus, which can wash away bacteria. The Sun (2011)Sometimes when it did, there would be no cervical mucus. The Guide to Lesbian and Gay Parenting (1993)I will say only that his understandable desire to expel such noxious mucus from his body does not excuse depositing it on a public street. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Of the medicines used to help ulcers, some protect the lining of the stomach from digestive acids and may increase the production of protective mucus. The Medicine Chest - your family's guide to prescription drugs (1988)Within a second or two I was holding a slippery, gorgeous little creature covered in blood and mucus. The Sun (2015)
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Translations for 'mucus'
British English: mucus NOUN
Mucus is a thick liquid that is produced in some parts of your body, for example the inside of your nose.
...a thin layer of mucus.
Definition of mucus from the Collins English Dictionary
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