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What is snot?

  1. lmarsh1203 profile image60
    lmarsh1203posted 6 years ago

    What is snot?

    I've been sick with a runny nose for about six days now and it got me wondering what's running out my nose? So what is that makes up snot?

  2. manthy profile image75
    manthyposted 6 years ago


  3. catydid52 profile image73
    catydid52posted 6 years ago

    Snot is mucus made up of mucin which is a protein, skin cells, water and inroganic salts. During illness it also traps and expels bacteria,and viruses and dead white cells. It provides a protective lubricating layer, and moisturizes the air we breathe, and prevents tissue from drying out.

  4. mrpooper profile image56
    mrpooperposted 6 years ago

    What is snot? That is the question asked by lmarsh1203. Here is the link if you are interested.
    Naturally I'm not a doctor. However, not being a professional, or having any real knowledge of a subject, has never stopped me from answering a... read more

  5. justom profile image70
    justomposted 6 years ago

    I'm not sure but I bet it'snot what you think it is :-P