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Synonyms for mucus
protective secretion of the mucus membranes
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Hegg, "Ph- and Protein-Dependent Buffer Capacity and Viscosity of Respiratory Mucus
. Their Interrelationships and Influence on Health," Science of the Total Environment 84 (August 1989): 71-82.
It's an anti-inflammatory, demulcent (soothing to sore throats), antispasmodic (to relax tight coughs) and expectorant (expels respiratory mucus
* Immune defenses: Respiratory mucus
contains substances that inhibit bacterial growth.