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(mū-kō′să )

(mū-kō′sē″)

(mū-kō′sī″ )
pl. mucosae [L. mucosus, mucosa, mucous]
A mucous membrane or moist tissue layer that lines the hollow organs and cavities of the body that open to the environment. It consists of an epithelial layer on a basement membrane and a connective tissue layer (the lamina propria). The tissue lining the alimentary canal also contains a smooth muscle layer (the muscularis mucosae). The type of epithelium, thickness, and presence or absence of glands vary with the function or location of the mucosa.
mucosal (mū-kō′săl ), adj.

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Venes, Donald, editor. "Mucosa." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Taber's Online, www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/758430/all/mucosa.
Mucosa. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/758430/all/mucosa. Accessed June 26, 2019.
Mucosa. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/758430/all/mucosa
Mucosa [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 June 26]. Available from: https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/758430/all/mucosa.
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