Free Translator Free Translator
Translators Dictionaries Courses Other
Home
English Dictionary      examples: 'day', 'get rid of', 'New York Bay'




Mucous secretion   /mjˈukəs səkrˈiʃən/   Listen
Mucous secretion

noun
1.
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.  Synonym: mucus.






WordNet 3.0 © 2010 Princeton University








Advanced search
     Find words:
Starting with
Ending with
Containing
Matching a pattern  

Synonyms
Antonyms
Quotes
Words linked to  

only single words



Share |





Words linked to "Mucous secretion" :   booger, snot, secretion, leukorrhea, sputum, phlegm, leucorrhea, mucin



Copyright © 2023 Free-Translator.com