Origin of mucous
OTHER WORDS FROM mucousmu·cos·i·ty [myoo-kos-i-tee], /myuˈkɒs ɪ ti/, nounnon·mu·cous, adjectivesub·mu·cous, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH mucousmucous , mucus
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How to use mucous in a sentence
Also unknown is whether getting infected through mucous membranes during sexual contact would shield against catching the virus later, Rimoin said.The world is ‘losing the window’ to contain monkeypox, experts warn|Tina Hesman Saey|July 22, 2022|Science News
They could not only protect our lungs, but also the mucous membranes that line the upper regions of our respiratory tracts such as the nose.Nasal vaccines for COVID-19 offer hope and face hurdles|Erin Garcia de Jesús|June 10, 2022|Science News
When exercising, the effort exerted on top of the existing irritation might cause the mucous membranes to “bleed just ever so slightly,” Miller said.
It’s also important, he said, to help keep your mucous membranes moist by staying hydrated.
Taking the vaccine orally also may produce more of an immune response in the mucous membranes that line the nose, mouth, throat and digestive tract than injected vaccines do, says Sean Tucker, Vaxart’s founder and chief scientific officer.Here’s what makes 4 promising COVID-19 vaccines unique — and potentially useful|Tina Hesman Saey|March 23, 2021|Science News
Traveling through the bodily fluids of an infected person, Ebola enters through a mucous membrane or break in the skin.
Small fragments of mucous membrane may be found, and when examined by a pathologist, may occasionally establish the diagnosis.
The damage which they do to the mucous membrane favors bacterial invasion.
It lives in the large intestine, especially the cecum, with its slender extremity embedded in the mucous membrane.
The mucous membranes become dry and insensitive, especially those of the fauces.A Statistical Inquiry Into the Nature and Treatment of Epilepsy|Alexander Hughes Bennett
Here occur fever, anaemia, neuralgic pains, and the eruptions on the skin and the mucous membranes.Essays In Pastoral Medicine|Austin Malley