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n. pl. mu·co·sae (-sē) or mu·co·sas

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

mu·co′sal adj.
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Adj.1.mucosal - of or relating to mucous membranes


a. mucosal, rel. a cualquier membrana mucosa.
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In all biopsy materials prepared by the immunohistochemical staining method (BondMax, Leica, Wetzlar, Germany), six separate points were given to the staining intensity at the surface epithelium, mucosal glands, and stroma of both the gastric antrum and gastric corpus.
The following may represent origins for these lesions: (a) ectopic salivary gland tissue: remnants of embryonic salivary glands trapped within the bone; (b) transformation of mucous cells found in odontogenic cysts; and (c) maxillary sinuses or submucosal and mucosal glands with intraosseous extension [5].
Caption: Figure 5: Partial gastrectomy specimen with ganglioneuromatous proliferation extending from the submucosa into the lamina propria splaying oxyntic mucosal glands. A few of the ganglion cells are annotated with arrows (H&E 4x).
Mucosal glands were disrupted by nodules of foreign body type giant cells surrounding vaguely globoid spaces; hemosiderin (brown pigment, arrowhead) was visible in nearby cells ((b) x40).
Dilation of the mucosal glands and fibrosis of the lamina propria were also evident.
Reported degeneration of sub mucosal glands and epithelium along with cellular infiltration in indigenous and exotic layers of gut of poultry [14].
Histologically, in proximal colon patch of early neonates at the age of 3-4 weeks, an extensive invasion of mucosal glands of the crypt area was observed towards lymphoid nodules present in submucosa.
Submucous diathermy: Intramucosal cautery is useful when attempting to induce involution of the mucosal glands within the submucosa without damaging the overlying ciliated mucosa.
(16,17) Mucosal glands may show degeneration with a decreased number of acini or glands may be distended with secretions.
In this report, we described a mucocele originating from the esophageal mucosal glands of an owl and its resolution by complete surgical excision of the cystic glandular tissue.
Such molecules are often produced in regions of the body that interface with the environment, where innate defense is a major requirement, such as upper and lower airways (nasal, tracheal, and bronchial tissues), major salivary glands and minor mucosal glands of the oral cavity, gastric mucosa, and the skin [1].