Origin of mucus
Can be confusedmucous mucus
Examples from the Web for mucus
It would be similar to smoking, only less…and you might get a chronic cough, or raise a little [mucus].
Plummer found the film so saccharine that he even developed a nickname for it: “The Sound of Mucus.”Jim Carrey’s Rant Against ‘Kick-Ass 2’ and 13 Other Stars Who Hate Their Own Films|Marlow Stern|June 25, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The announcer said brightly, “She is completely effaced right now, and she just lost her mucus plug.”
A sufficient amount of mucus or fecal matter will usually be brought away by it.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis|James Campbell Todd
The presence of mucus or of mucus tinged with blood in the stools shows the predominance of colitis.
An inflammation of a mucous membrane, usually attended with an increased secretion of mucus.A Practical Physiology|Albert F. Blaisdell
As might be expected from the nature of the disease, the secretion of mucus from the intestinal surface is augmented.
Blenny, blen′ni, n. a genus of acanthopterygious fishes, covered with mucus or slimy matter.