mucus

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NAME:

  mucus


DEFINITON:

  A secreted, mucin-rich extracellular substance coating the epidermal surface of the animal implicated in gliding locomotion, substrate adhesion, innate immunity and predator avoidance.


TERM DEFINITION CITATIONS:

  PMID:22653920


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TERM ID:

  PLANA:0002059


ABOUT THIS TERM:

mucus

  ↳is a acellular anatomical structure and material entity

  ↳existence overlaps juvenile, asexual adult and adult hermaphrodite

  ↳part of secretory system

  ↳produced by secretory cell


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