mucus

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condition in which no mucus in produced amyxia
film of mucus and bacteria deposited on the teeth that encourages the development of dental caries bacterial plaque , dental plaque
either of the two posterior vestibular glands that secrete a lubricating mucus; homologous to Cowper's gland in the male Bartholin's gland
dried nasal mucus booger
inflammation of the nose and throat with increased production of mucus catarrh
mucus-secreting glands in the mucosa of the uterine cervix cervical glands , cervical glands of the uterus , glandulae cervicales uteri
most common congenital disease; the child's lungs and intestines and pancreas become clogged with thick mucus; caused by defect in a single gene; there is no cure CF , cystic fibrosis , fibrocystic disease of the pancreas , mucoviscidosis , pancreatic fibrosis
catheter that is inserted into the trachea through the mouth or nose in order to maintain an open air passage or to deliver oxygen or to permit the suctioning of mucus or to prevent aspiration of the stomach contents endotracheal tube
substance discharged from the vagina (cellular debris and mucus and blood) that gradually decreases in amount during the weeks following childbirth lochia
air-breathing fish having an elongated body and fleshy paired fins; certain species construct mucus-lined mud coverings in which to survive drought lungfish
mucus-secreting membrane lining all body cavities or passages that communicate with the exterior mucosa , mucous membrane
concerning mucus mucous
one of many small glands of the uterine cervix that secrete mucus nabothian gland
natural family planning in which the fertile period is inferred from changes in the character and quantity of cervical mucus; ovulation is marked by an increase in mucus that becomes sticky and then clearer and slippery ovulation method , ovulation method of family planning
pelvic exam for cancer using a sample of tissue cells and cervical mucus Pap smear
mucus from the nose and throat phlegm
mucus in breathing passages phlegm
teeth, film of mucus and bacteria on plaque
chronic secretion of mucus from the rear of the nasal cavity into the nasopharynx postnasal drip
mucus from eyes or nose rheum
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