Student or Learner
He has a runny nose. He suddenly sneezed and the mucus came out from his nose.
What is the name we called for the fluid buildup in the nose?
It is mucous (BrE) from the nose and phlegm from the mouth.
not a teacher
Sorry, I got it wrong. It is also mucus in BrE, not mucous.
The OP needs to know that informally we call it 'snot' — an unpleasant word that many like to avoid.
Last edited by Rover_KE; 24-Dec-2014 at 10:53.