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Descriptor in English: Mucus
Descriptor in Spanish: Moco
Descriptor in Portuguese: Muco
Descriptor in French: Mucus
Tree number(s): A12.200.503
Scope note: The viscous secretion of mucous membranes. It contains mucin, white blood cells, water, inorganic salts, and exfoliated cells.
Annotation: mucus glands: index MUCUS (IM) + EXOCRINE GLANDS (IM)
Allowable Qualifiers: CH chemistry
CY cytology
DE drug effects
DG diagnostic imaging
EN enzymology
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PH physiology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
VI virology
History Note: 66(63)
See also the descriptors: Drainage, Postural MeSH
DeCS UI: 9285
Descriptor UI: D009093
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 1999/11/03
Mucus - Preferred
Concept UI M0014182
Scope note The viscous secretion of mucous membranes. It contains mucin, white blood cells, water, inorganic salts, and exfoliated cells.
Preferred term Mucus



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