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noun [countable] medical     mucous membrane pronunciation in American English
/ˌmjukəs ˈmemˌbreɪn/
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singularmucous membrane
pluralmucous membranes
  1. a thin layer of skin that covers some parts of your body, for example the inside of your nose, and produces mucus to prevent itself from becoming dry

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