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Definition of mucus noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

mucus

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˈmyukəs//
 
[uncountable]
 
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a thick liquid that is produced in parts of the body, such as the nose, by a mucous membrane a handkerchief stained with blood and mucus The frog's eggs are surrounded by a coating of jelly-like mucus.
NAmE//ˈmyukəs//
 
adjective mucous glands
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