Re: “Fire Away” (GT, 1/6)
“Mucus” is the gooey substance itself. A “mucus membrane” could be a thin sheet of the stuff, but that’s not what the tissues in one’s nose are called. Those are “mucous membranes.” I would’ve expected a Science Communication student to have taken more care with technical terminology.
Andrew Daniels | Santa Cruz
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