Translation of mucus in Spanish:


mucosidad, n.

Pronunciation /ˈmjukəs/ /ˈmjuːkəs/

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    mucosidad feminine
    • The conjunctiva contains thousands of cells that produce mucus and tiny glands that produce tears.
    • It is spread by contact with the saliva or mucus of an infected person.
    • Physiotherapy helps clear the thick, sticky mucus from the lungs.
    • A person with cystic fibrosis produces thick, sticky mucus that provides a perfect breeding ground for bacterial growth.
    • The cervical mucus plugs the cervical canal and normally prevents foreign materials from entering the reproductive tract.
    • We therefore sought to study the mechanisms by which this increase in airway mucus production is regulated.
    • Your baby's doctor may recommend saline nose drops or saltwater nasal spray to loosen thick nasal mucus.
    • The normal physiologic vaginal discharge comprises vaginal secretions, exfoliated cells and cervical mucus.
    • Excess mucus in the airways causes severe cough and discomfort, and can lead to further obstruction and inflammation.
    • Calcium ions have been mentioned as a possible means of stiffening a mucus secretion.
    • Davis worries that inhibitors of mucus secretion might block activity of beneficial proteins.
    • If necessary to loosen mucus in the nose, you can use salt water nose drops.
    • The bacteria feed on mucus secreted by glands on the worms' backs.
    • Common symptoms include shortness of breath, chronic coughing and increased mucus production.
    • Other symptoms include a fever, tenderness over your face, and thick green or yellow mucus in your nose.
    • Actually coughing is a healthy reflex that helps clear mucus or phlegm in the throat and chest.
    • To increase participation, we also collected nasal mucus by asking volunteers to blow their noses into a paper tissue.
    • Dysentery was defined as the presence of blood and mucus in the stools.
    • Coughing is good because it helps to clear foreign objects and mucus from your lungs and breathing tubes.
    • Excess mucus occurs only in some pathological conditions, and makes its presence known in the stools.