Definitions for mucous secretion
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word mucous secretion
mucus, mucous secretion(noun)
protective secretion of the mucus membranes; in the gut it lubricates the passage of food and protects the epithelial cells; in the nose and throat and lungs it can make it difficult for bacteria to penetrate the body through the epithelium
Find a translation for the mucous secretion definition in other languages:
Select another language:
Discuss these mucous secretion definitions with the community:
Word of the Day
Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?
Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:
"mucous secretion." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2015. Web. 31 Aug. 2015. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/mucous secretion>.