submucosa

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sub·mu·co·sa

 (sŭb′myo͞o-kō′sə)
n.
A layer of loose connective tissue beneath a mucous membrane.

sub′mu·co′sal adj.
sub′mu·co′sal·ly adv.

submucosa

(ˌsʌbmjuːˈkəʊsə)
n, pl -cosae (-ˈkəʊsiː)
(Anatomy) anatomy the connective tissue beneath a mucous membrane
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Noun1.submucosa - the connective tissue beneath mucous membrane
connective tissue - tissue of mesodermal origin consisting of e.g. collagen fibroblasts and fatty cells; supports organs and fills spaces between them and forms tendons and ligaments
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sub·mu·co·sa

n. submucosa, capa de tejido celular situado debajo de una mucosa.
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The digestive system presented four layers: mucosae, submucosae, muscular and serosa.