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mucous membrane in Biology topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishmucous membranemu‧cous mem‧brane /ˌmjuːkəs ˈmembreɪn/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 HBthe thin layer of skin that covers some inner parts of the body, such as the inside of the nose, and produces mucus
Examples from the Corpus
mucous membraneThere may be a generalized rash, widespread lymphadenopathy, and mucous membrane lesions.Direct contact is most likely to lead to infection of the skin, conjunctiva or mucous membrane.I opened my mouth and felt the scalds on the mucous membrane inside my throat.