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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: mucus(0.01061 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to mucus.
English → Indonesian (quick)
balgam, geladir, gelama, ingus, lendir, selesma
English → English (WordNet)
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)
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.
2. (Physiol.) Any other animal fluid of a viscid quality, as
the synovial fluid, which lubricates the cavities of the
joints; -- improperly so used.
3. (Bot.) A gelatinous or slimy substance found in certain
alg[ae] and other plants.