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mucous

myooh kuhs

  • a  of or secreting or covered with or resembling mucus
    mucous tissue
    mucous glands of the intestine

  • The medicines contain pseudoephedrine, a decongestant that works by shrinking blood vessels in the nose, lungs and other mucous membranes.
  • The apparently normal gastric mucous membrane often contains some hemorrhages and pigment spots.
  • His theory: "The human intestinal tract is a muscular tube, the mucous membrane of which secretes digestive ferments and the motility of which is largely dependent upon these .
News & Articles

  • Rhinitis may be cause of nasal drainage
    Since last September and throughout the fall and winter seasons I've had daily drainage, especially in a morning, in the back of my throat. I cough up a yellow mucous. What do you recommend for treatment.
    June 23, 2013 - Fort Wayne Journal Gazette
  • Rhinitis may be cause of nasal drainage
    Since last September and throughout the fall and winter seasons I've had daily drainage, especially in a morning, in the back of my throat. I cough up a yellow mucous. What do you recommend for treatment.
    June 23, 2013 - Fort Wayne Journal Gazette
Quotes

  • Marc Kudisch in Earthtimes.org
    This new technology will be of great benefit to the community as we screen for early changes in the mucous membranes associated with cancers of the esophagus, stomach, and colon,said Dr. Kudisch. "Eliminating the abnormally appearing...
  • Celal Bayar in ic Wales
    Writing in the British Journal of Sports Medicine, scientist Selda Bereket- Y cel of Turkey's Celal Bayar University said: "In addition to bleeding wounds and mucous membranes, sweating may be another way of transmitting HBV infections in contact...
  • Trever Miller in The State Journal-Register
    She wasn't sick, she just had a complication with her trachea (windpipe); every now and then it plugs up with some phlegm or mucous, and you have to get rid of it right away because she's suffocating,Miller said. "The timing of that was...

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