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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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Reported degeneration of sub mucosal glands and epithelium along with cellular infiltration in indigenous and exotic layers of gut of poultry [14].
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.
This is due to the presence of mucosal glands, not widening of the lumen.
Our very close second line of defense is our mucosal glands which produce mucous that can stay inside our bodies (like in our digestive tract) or venture outside (like in our nose).
A few nasal mucosal glands were trapped within the tumor tissue; chronic inflammatory cells cuffed around them and around the vessels.
Dr Foccoli, Director of Respiratory Endoscopy in "Spedali Civili di Brescia", Italy said "The PENTAX EB-1990i HD bronchoscope provides a significant improvement in image resolution over standard systems, with clear enhancement of anatomical details of the bronchial mucosa like longitudinal elastic bands, mucosal glands and vascularity.