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    mucous secretion

    mucous secretion - Dictionary definition and meaning for word mucous secretion

    Definition
    (noun) protective secretion of the mucus membranes; in the gut it lubricates the passage of food and protects the epithelial cells; in the nose and throat and lungs it can make it difficult for bacteria to penetrate the body through the epithelium
    Synonyms : mucus
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