Sentence Examples


  • In Limnocodium the body secretes a gelatinous mucus to which adhere particles of mud, &c., forming a protective covering.
  • The young pigeons are fed by both parents with a peculiar stuff, the product of the strongly proliferating epithelial cells of the crop, which cells undergo a cheese-like fatty degeneration, and mixed with mucus, perhaps also with the proventricular juice, make up a milklike fluid.
  • Sulphur is of use in chronic bronchial affections, ridding the lungs of mucus and relieving cough.
  • They appear to be the principal source of the mucus these animals secrete.
  • These are expelled along with mucus by the sneezing of the host.

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