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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
anal sac gland secretion 
aqueous humor of eyeball 
bile 
bulbourethral gland secretion 
castoreum 
chyme 
coelomic fluid +  
epithelial lining fluid 
esophagus secretion 
gastric juice 
haemolymphatic fluid +  
intestine secretion 
mammary gland fluid/secretion +  
milk 
mucus +  
Mucus is a bodily fluid consisting of a slippery secretion of the lining of the mucous membranes in the body. It is a viscous colloid containing antiseptic enzymes (such as lysozyme) and immunoglobulins. Mucus is produced by goblet cells in the mucous membranes that cover the surfaces of the membranes. It is made up of mucins and inorganic salts suspended in water.
notochordal fluid 
pancreas secretion +  
pancreatic juice 
preen oil 
saliva 
sebum +  
secretion of Harderian gland 
secretion of lacrimal gland 
secretion of nictitans gland 
secretion of serous gland +  
seminal fluid +  
smegma 
sweat +  
tear film 
transudate +  
vaginal fluid 
venom +  
vernix caseosa 

Synonyms
Xrefs: CALOHA:TS-2144 ;   ENVO:02000040 ;   FMA:66938 ;   GAID:1164 ;   MESH:D009093 ;   NCIT:C13259 ;   OpenCyc:Mx4rvVjHq5wpEbGdrcN5Y29ycA ;   UMLS:C0026727 ;   Wikipedia:Mucus ;   galen:Mucus
Definition Sources: Wikipedia:Mucus

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