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See definition of mucus on Dictionary.com
  • as insecretion
  • as inslime

synonyms for mucus

  • bile
  • saliva
  • gum
  • juice
  • milk
  • sap
  • sweat
  • tears
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How to use mucus in a sentence

Those tears are mixtures of water, mucus, salt, proteins and fats.
SCIENTISTS SAY: LACHRYPHAGYBETHANY BROOKSHIREDECEMBER 21, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
By keeping your head above your neck and chest, but still in line with your spine, you can also relieve cold symptoms associated with mucus build-up or sinus pressure.
THE BEST PILLOW: SLEEP BETTER IN ANY POSITIONCARSEN JOENKDECEMBER 11, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
Researchers, including Max Teplitski, a scientist at the University of Florida, Gainesville, and his colleagues find that coral mucus seems to attract and cultivate a particular community of microbes.
WHEN EVOLUTION IS INFECTIOUS - ISSUE 90: SOMETHING GREENMOISES VELASQUEZ-MANOFFSEPTEMBER 30, 2020NAUTILUS
A drone already exists, for example, that can collect mucus from a whale and feasibly detect viruses like the coronavirus.
EVERYTHING WE KNOW—AND DON’T KNOW—ABOUT HUMAN-TO-ANIMAL COVID TRANSMISSIONJAKEMETHSEPTEMBER 4, 2020FORTUNE
It detects water flows inside the mucus clouds and lets researchers figure out the palace’s inner 3-D structure.
LARVACEANS’ UNDERWATER ‘SNOT PALACES’ BOAST ELABORATE PLUMBINGSUSAN MILIUSJUNE 15, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
Colds can prevent smelling by stuffing the nose up with mucus.
THE WAY THE CORONAVIRUS MESSES WITH SMELL HINTS AT HOW IT AFFECTS THE BRAINLAURA SANDERSJUNE 12, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
To find out, her group separated molecules from the mucus based on size and other traits.
THIS TUBE WORM’S GLOWING SLIME MAY HELP SUSTAIN ITS OWN SHINECAROLYN WILKEJUNE 5, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
It is thinner than that of chronic bronchitis, and upon standing separates into three layers of pus, mucus, and frothy serum.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
Mucus is recognized from its characteristic slimy appearance when the fluid is poured from one vessel into another.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
Stools composed almost wholly of mucus and streaked with blood are the rule in dysentery, ileocolitis, and intussusception.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
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WORDS RELATED TO MUCUS

  • bile
  • gum
  • juice
  • milk
  • mucus
  • saliva
  • sap
  • sweat
  • tears
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.