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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Los lipomas gastricos (LG), se localizan habitualmente en la submucosa; aunque puede surgir tambien de la capa subserosa o intramural (Cappell et al.).
To the Editor: Dieulafoy's disease is characterized by the tortuous arteries of abnormally large caliber running within the submucosa, which is susceptible to ulceration and bleeding.
The connective tissue was denser in the jejunal submucosa, but the muscularis was thicker.
A new kind of "pillow" forms around the neoplasm with the aid of a special solution, which separates it from the submucosa. After that, with the help of endoscopic instruments, the tumor is removed.
"Results from these animals showed gradual structural regrowth of endogenous esophageal tissue, including squamous esophageal mucosa, submucosa, and smooth muscle layers with blood vessel formation.
Gastric glomus tumors, which are located in the antrum or pylor, are typically seen in the submucosa and muscularis propria.
Inflamed granulation tissues were found in the submucosa layer, and fibrotic tissue replaced the defect of the submucosa and muscularis propria (Figure 5).
Porcine small intestinal submucosa (SIS) has been widely used in many areas of medicine as a graft material, including bladder and urethra reconstruction, heart valve replacement, diaphragmatic defect, and abdominal wall repair, amongst others, all of them with encouraging results [17-20].
The following areas were analyzed to verify disturbances induced by DSS and the impact of treatment using the triatomine saliva: mucosa, submucosa, muscle layers, and serosa.
Aziyo's biologic extracellular matrix for vascular repair is constructed from a multi-laminate sheet of decellularized, non-crosslinked, lyophilized extracellular matrix derived from porcine small intestinal submucosa.
Surgical biopsies revealed a massive eosinophilic infiltration of the submucosa confirming a diagnosis of eosinophilic cystitis.