mucous membranes


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mucous membranes

The mucus-secreting linings of the digestive, respiratory, reproductive, and urinary tracts.
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Although he had not howled once, his snarling and growling, combined with his thirst, had hoarsened his throat and dried the mucous membranes of his mouth so that he was incapable, except under the sheerest provocation, of further sound.
They gulped the stuff down with many facial expressions of delight, followed by loud lip-smackings of approval, though the liquor was raw enough and corrosive enough to burn their mucous membranes. All drank except Lee Goom, the abstemious cabin boy.
His head ached, his eyes were wet, his mucous membrane, he informed her, was in a most unsatisfactory condition.
But despite his caution, a tiny cut so small that it had escaped his searching, had come in contact with the infected mucous membrane and blood poisoning had set in.
Contract awarded for Purchase and delivery of products for disinfection of skin and mucous membranes for the needs of radom specialist hospital.
In most cases, the virus enters your body through mucous membranes -- the type of lining found in your mouth, genitals and anus.
Food and Drug Administration has approved Rituxan for the treatment of adults with moderate to severe pemphigus vulgaris, a rare, serious, potentially life-threatening condition characterized by progressive painful blistering of the skin and mucous membranes. Rituxan is the first biologic therapy approved by the FDA for PV and the first major advancement in the treatment of the disease in more than 60 years.
Our results showed that mucous membranes were involved in 16% of the patients with CV, while previous studies reported rare mucous membrane involvement in CV.3 This could reflect a higher rate of mucous membrane involvement among Iranian CV patients.
Chief optometrist at Cathedral Eye Clinic, Andrew Spence, told OT: "Eyenutrients' Dry Omega helps nourish, bathe, protect and lubricate the mucous membranes of the eyes."
pjur med says that PREMIUM glide is specially formulated for dry or highly sensitive genital mucous membranes and is made of non-pore-blocking, high-quality silicones.
by Times News Service The Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries has advised people to avoid consumption of unpasteurised milk and soft cheese or direct contact with the infected animals as the disease also spreads through skin wounds, mucous membranes, or different body fluids.
In wet environments, Pythium infects plants that then infect animals through breaks in the skin or, in the case of the gastrointestinal form, through mucous membranes.