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How to Pronounce mucus?

Correct pronunciation for the word "mucus" is [mjˈuːkəs], [mjˈuːkəs], [m_j_ˈuː_k_ə_s].

What are the misspellings for mucus?

"Mucus" in context

Mucus is a slimy, thick substance made of proteins, water, cells, and carbohydrates that is produced by the mucous membranes of the body. It acts as a lubricant in the respiratory, digestive and reproductive systems. It also helps to protect the body from bacteria and viruses. Mucus is clear and slimy when we are healthy, but when we get sick, it will change color due to an increase in white blood cells and an accumulation of bacteria, viruses, and other microorganisms. It can be yellow, green, or even brown.

What are similar-sounding words for mucus?

Usage over time for mucus:

This graph shows how "mucus" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

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