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mu·co·sa

 (myo͞o-kō′sə)
n. pl. mu·co·sae (-sē) or mu·co·sas

[From Latin mūcōsa, feminine of mūcōsus, mucous; see mucous.]

mu·co′sal adj.

mucosa

(mjuːˈkəʊsə)
n, pl -sae (-siː)
(Anatomy) another word for mucous membrane
[C19: New Latin, from Latin mūcōsus slimy]
muˈcosal adj

mu′cous mem′brane


n.
a mucus-secreting membrane lining all bodily passages that are open to the air, as parts of the digestive and respiratory tracts.
[1805–15]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mucosa - mucus-secreting membrane lining all body cavities or passages that communicate with the exteriormucosa - mucus-secreting membrane lining all body cavities or passages that communicate with the exterior
conjunctiva - a transparent lubricating mucous membrane that covers the eyeball and the under surface of the eyelid
tissue layer, membrane - a pliable sheet of tissue that covers or lines or connects the organs or cells of animals or plants
endometrium - (pregnancy) the mucous membrane that lines the uterus; thickens under hormonal control and (if pregnancy does not occur) is shed in menstruation; if pregnancy occurs it is shed along with the placenta at parturition
maidenhead, virginal membrane, hymen - a fold of tissue that partly covers the entrance to the vagina of a virgin
Translations

mucosa

n mucosa
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Augmentation can be done with different body tissues, such as the prepuce, skin from the pinna, lingual mucosa, urinary bladder mucosa and buccal mucosa.
4) The lesions associated with FEH are usually multiple, generally involving the labial and lingual mucosa.
Absorption of triphenylmethane dyes Brilliant Blue and Patent Blue through intact skin, shaven skin and lingual mucosa from daily life products.