mucous-membrane

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blister on the mucous membranes of the lips or mouth or gastrointestinal tract aphthous ulcer
family of bacteria living usually in the alimentary canal or on mucous surfaces of warm-blooded animals; sometimes associated with acute infective processes Bacteroidaceae , family Bacteroidaceae
white crystalline ester that is applied to mucous membranes as a local anesthetic butacaine , butacaine sulfate
coldlike condition of inflamed mucous membranes catarrh
acute infectious viral disease of cattle (usually fatal); characterized by fever and diarrhea and inflammation of mucous membranes cattle plague , rinderpest
bluish discoloration of the skin and mucous membranes; a sign that oxygen in the blood is dangerously diminished (as in carbon monoxide poisoning) cyanosis
inflammation of the mucous lining of the uterine cervix endocervicitis
acute bacterial disease of horses characterized by inflammation of the mucous membranes equine distemper , strangles
acute streptococcal infection characterized by deep-red inflammation of the skin and mucous membranes erysipelas
polypeptide hormone secreted by the mucous lining of the stomach; induces the secretion of gastric juice gastrin
infection caused by herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2) that is usually transmitted by sexual contact; marked by recurrent attacks of painful eruptions on the skin and mucous membranes of the genital area genital herpes , herpes genitalis
epithelial cell that secretes mucous goblet cell
infection caused by the herpes simples virus; affects the skin and nervous system; produces small temporary (but sometimes painful) blisters on the skin and mucous membranes herpes simplex
one of the five major classes of immunoglobulins; present primarily in the skin and mucous membranes IgE , immunoglobulin E
small red spots with white centers found on the mucous membranes of the mouth and tongue; symptom of measles that appears one or two days before the measles rash appears Koplik's spots
discharge of white mucous material from the vagina; often an indication of infection leucorrhea , leukorrhea
local anesthetic (trade names Lidocaine and Xylocaine) used topically on the skin and mucous membranes Lidocaine , Xylocaine
nitrogenous substance found in mucous secretions; a lubricant that protects body surfaces mucin
protective secretion of the mucous 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 mucous secretion , mucus
acute ulceration of the mucous membranes of the mouth or genitals; often seen in undernourished children noma
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