Meaning of “mucus” in the English Dictionary

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"mucus" in British English

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mucusnoun [ U ]

uk /ˈmjuː.kəs/ us /ˈmjuː.kəs/

a thick liquid produced inside the nose and other parts of the body:

This drug reduces mucus production in the gut.

(Definition of “mucus” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"mucus" in American English

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mucusnoun [ U ]

us /ˈmju·kəs/

biology a sticky, wet liquid produced by glands (= special organs) inside the nose, throat, and other parts of the body that help to protect them

(Definition of “mucus” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)