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mucous membranenoun [C]

uk   us   /ˌmjuː.kəs ˈmem.breɪn/ specialized
the ​thinskin that ​covers the inside ​surface of ​parts of the ​body such as the ​nose and ​mouth and ​producesmucus to ​protect them
(Definition of mucous membrane from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “mucous membrane”
in Chinese (Simplified) 黏膜…
in Chinese (Traditional) 黏膜…
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