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We're all about keeping kids healthy - at any age
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Word! Mucus

Mucus

Say: myoo-kus

When you think of mucus, you might think of snot, which is that sticky stuff inside your nose. But that's only part of the story. You'll also find mucus in your mouth, lungs, stomach, and intestines. Wherever you find mucus, it protects and lubricates mucous membranes in your body.

The Barbara Bush Children's Hospital is a department of Maine Medical Center