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What Substances Are Found in Human Tears? - Vision - About.com
May 15, 2014 ... Mucus coats the surface of the eye and helps bind the tear layer to the eye. Without a healthy mucus layer, dry spots may form on the cornea, ...
Dairy-related issues? - Calorie Count
I have GERD and sometimes after I eat dairy (particularly yogurt or Greek yogurt especially) I feel like I have a "mucous" layer in my mouth and ...
Coughing and Quitting Smoking - Smoking Cessation - About.com
Jun 12, 2014 ... Moving back and forth in unison, cilia clean house by "sweeping" inhaled pollutants that have been trapped in the mucus layer back out of the ...
Mucus in Stool - What It Means and What to Do - Alternative Medicine
Jun 21, 2014 ... What cause mucus in the stool? Find out what mucus in stool means and what to do about it using a natural approach.
Causes of Gastrointestinal Bleeding in the Esophagus
Jun 5, 2014 ... Ulcers An ulcer can form in the esophagus if stomach acid increases or the mucous layer that coats the lining of the digestive tract decreases.
Does Stress Cause Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)?
In reality, IBD has a physical component that involves significant damage to the mucous layer (in ulcerative colitis) or the entire wall (in Crohn's disease) of the ...
Digestive System - The Esophagus - Biology - About.com
Like other parts of the digestive tube, it has four tunics (layers), but important ... but the mucosa does contain a few mucous glands that, as you might expect, ...
Eye Drops and Artificial Tears - Vision - About.com
A model of the tear film that scientists have adopted is a basic three layer film that consists of a mucus layer, water layer and a lipid or oily layer.
Sinusitis - Causes & Symptoms - Ear Nose and Throat Disorders
Sinuses are mucous membranes, meaning they are lined with a thin layer of tissue which traps bacteria using mucous and tiny hairs called cilia. The cilia also  ...
Fire Salamander Care - Exotic Pets - About.com
Fire Salamanders have the ability to coat their bodies in a layer of a mucous secretion that protects their skin from the flames. They are able to walk through fire ...
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