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Meaning & Definition of Mucus in English

English

Mucus

/mjukəs/

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
  • ,
  • mucous secretion

Examples of using

The mucus is thick.