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Mucolytic-An agent that dissolves or destroys mucin, the chief component of mucus.
It contains mucin, white blood cells, water, inorganic salts, and shed cells, and it serve to lubricate body parts and to trap particles of dirt or other contaminants.
Plaque is a sticky, whitish film formed by a protein in saliva (mucin) and sugary substances in the mouth.
Plaque-A sticky, colorless film of bacteria, sugars, and mucin that forms on teeth and causes tooth decay.
By mucoid is understood a soft gelatinous substance containing mucin, or pseudomucin, which is normally secreted by the epithelial cells of both the mucous membranes and glands.