mucous secretion definition

  • noun:
    • protective release for the mucus membranes; in instinct it lubricates the passage of meals and safeguards the epithelial cells; into the nostrils and throat and lungs it can allow it to be hard for micro-organisms to enter the human body through epithelium

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