Mucus is the noun and mucous is the adjective.
e.g. Mucus is the stuff secreted through the mucous membrane!
(1) containing, producing or secreting mucus: e.g. a mucous tissue
(2) Relating to, consisting of, or resembling mucus: a mucous substance.
The viscous, slippery substance that consists chiefly of mucin, water, cells, and inorganic salts and is secreted as a protective lubricant coating by cells and glands of the mucous membranes.
Viscous mucoprotein. The main constituent of mucus.
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