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Definition of Nasal mucus

Nasal mucus: A slippery fluid produced by the membranes lining the nose. Excessive nasal mucus is the basis of a runny nose. Mucus is the Latin word for "a semifluid, slimy discharge from the nose."

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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Last Editorial Review: 6/14/2012

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