Mucous body substance

Known as: Mucus, Portion of mucus, mucous 
A thick, slippery fluid produced by the membranes that line certain organs of the body, including the nose, mouth, throat, and vagina.
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND Compromised barrier function and intestinal inflammation are common complications of total parenteral nutrition (TPN… (More)
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2001
Review
2001
Most patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) exhibit characteristics of airway mucus hypersecretion, namely… (More)
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2000
2000
BACKGROUND TFF1 is a 6.5 kDa secreted protein that is expressed predominantly in normal gastric mucosa. It is coexpressed with… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
The present multicentre study evaluates the differences in efficacy between a 3 month rehabilitation programme including drug… (More)
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1997
Review
1997
Respiratory mucus represents the products derived from secretion of the submucosal glands and the goblet cells. Accumulation of… (More)
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1997
1997
Mucus is a viscoelastic gel covering the entire alimentary tract. It represents a pre-epithelial diffusion barrier influencing… (More)
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1996
1996
TO THE EDITOR: The article by Edmond and colleagues [1] on control of emergent vancomycin-resistant S. aureus is contrary to… (More)
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1992
1992
We compared the physical and transport properties of tracheal mucus collected from 16 asymptomatic smokers and from 18 nonsmokers… (More)
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1992
1992
Although the clinical data provide increasingly convincing indications that Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) is a causative factor… (More)
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1982
1982
We studied the effectiveness of some of the components of a physiotherapy regimen on the removal of mucus from the lungs of 6… (More)
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