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Word! Snot

Snot

Snot is that sticky, slimy stuff inside your nose. You also might hear it called mucus (say: MYOO-kus). Snot does a great job of keeping all the germs, dirt, pollen, and other stuff in the air from getting into your lungs. Talk about breathing easy!

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