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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Mucus (0.00950 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to Mucus.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: mucus balgam, geladir, gelama, ingus, lendir, selesma
English → English (WordNet) Definition: mucus mucus n : protective secretion of the mucous 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 [syn: mucous secretion]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Mucus Mucus \Mu"cus\ (m[=u]"k[u^]s), n. [L. mucus, muccus; cf. mucere to be moldy or musty, Gr. my`xa mucus, and Skr. muc to release. Cf. Match for striking fire, Moist, Mucilage.] 1. (Physiol.) A viscid fluid secreted by mucous membranes, which it serves to moisten and protect. It covers the lining membranes of all the cavities which open externally, such as those of the mouth, nose, lungs, intestinal canal, urinary passages, etc. [1913 Webster] 2. (Physiol.) Any other animal fluid of a viscid quality, as the synovial fluid, which lubricates the cavities of the joints; -- improperly so used. [1913 Webster] 3. (Bot.) A gelatinous or slimy substance found in certain alg[ae] and other plants. [1913 Webster]


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