Results for: Mucus

In Human Anatomy and Physiology

What is mucus?

Mucus is that green stuff inside your nose. It's also inside yourthroat-it's there to (hopefully) stop viruses, bacteria andanything else that may start a disease getting insi (MORE)
In Slugs and Snails

What is snail mucus?

One kind of snail mucus is produced by the foot and is used forcrawling. The second kind of external mucus is used to coat theexternal parts of the body. This coating helps pr (MORE)
In Health

What is mucus made of?

Boogers are mucus (myoo-kuss). Mucus is the thin, slippery material that is found inside your nose. Many people call mucus snot. Your nose makes nearly a cupful of snot every (MORE)
In Synonyms and Antonyms

What is the opposite of mucus?

According to the Hippocratic Method and the Four Humors, yellow bile is the opposite of mucus due to the fact that yellow bile was "hot and dry", while mucus was considered "c (MORE)
In Health

What is mucus streaming?

The action of ciliated mucosa that lining the repiratory tract to aid in expelling foreign material from the tract is called mucus streaming. It involves mucus secretion to cl (MORE)
In Infectious Diseases

Is mucus phlegm?

Yes! Essentially, phlegm is just the medical term for mucus. It may also be referred to as sputum when obtaining the yellowish tinge which you may associate with a severe cold (MORE)
In Stomach

What does mucus do in the stomach?

The mucus lining in the stomach is actually a protection barrier between the stomach and it's own acids. A new layer of mucus is created bi-weekly so that the acids in the sto (MORE)
In Chlamydia

Can you get chlamydia from mucus?

Mucus is produced in many location, some that may and some that may not be infected with chlamydia. You can get chlamydia from semen, pre-ejaculate, and vaginal fluid.
In Insects

Is mucus sterile?

Mucus is typically used for trapping dust particles and bacteria, so where mucus itself is pretty sterile, there's all sorts of gunk attached to it.