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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?

... 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?

... made up of many sieve-like sinuses formed of thin bone and mucous tissues. ...
have a cold or sinus infection the sinuses can 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 fill
with mucus and pus, often becoming obstructed (blocked) and ...

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. ... These HPV
types found on mucous membranes do not occur on the skin. ...

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

Human Papilloma Virus (HPV), Cancer, HPV Testing, and ...

... Viruses can enter the body through the mucous membranes, such as
the nose, mouth, the lining of the eyes, or the genitals. ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/002780-pdf.pdf