What does the word mucus mean?

Usage examples for mucus

  1. The embryo is held in position partly by means of the cup of elongated ectoderm cells and partly by a delicate film of mucus secreted by the parent. – Freshwater Sponges, Hydroids & Polyzoa by Nelson Annandale
  2. Partly by the contraction of muscle- fibres in the body- wall and partly by movements of the mouth itself assisted by the mucus, which apparently remains attached to the walls of the cavity, the food is brought into the mouth. – Freshwater Sponges, Hydroids & Polyzoa by Nelson Annandale
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