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mucus

[mew-kus] the thick fluid secreted by mucous membranes and mucous glands.

Types of colostomies

... One opening puts out stool, the other only puts out mucus. ... This mucus passes
with the bowel movements and is usually not noticed. ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/ostomies/colostomyguide/colostomy-types-of-colostomies

Cancer Glossary

... digestive system. mucus Search [mew-kus]. the thick fluid secreted by
mucous membranes and mucous glands. multidrug ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancerglossary/index.aspx?letter=m

How does tobacco smoke affect the lungs? | American Cancer ...

... Noises in the chest (such as wheezing, rattling, or whistling), shortness of breath
during activity, and coughing up mucus (phlegm) are some of the ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancercauses/tobaccocancer/questionsaboutsmokingtobaccoandhealth/questions-about-smoking-tobacco-and-health-how-tobacco-affects-lungs

What are nasal cavity and paranasal sinus cancers? ...

... up of many sieve-like sinuses formed of thin bone and mucous tissues. ... the
sinuses can become blocked (obstructed) and fill with mucus and pus ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/nasalcavityandparanasalsinuscancer/detailedguide/nasal-cavity-and-paranasal-sinuses-cancer-what-is-nasal-paranasal

Nasal Cavity and Paranasal Sinus Cancers

... mucous tissues. ... When you have a cold or sinus infection the sinuses can
become blocked (obstructed) and fill with mucus and pus, which can be ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/003123-pdf.pdf

Types of urostomies

... Output: Urine and some mucus; will be continuous (non-stop) drainage.
Management: ... The small intestine produces mucus naturally. ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/ostomies/urostomyguide/urostomy-types

HPV and Cancer

... Other types are found only on the body's mucous membranes. ... The HPV types
found on mucous membranes do not live on the skin. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancercauses/othercarcinogens/infectiousagents/hpv/hpv-and-cancer-info

Urostomy: A Guide

... Output: Urine and some mucus; will be continuous (non- stop) drainage
Management: ... The small intestine produces mucus naturally. ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/002931-pdf.pdf