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A layer of loose connective tissue beneath a mucous membrane.

sub′mu·co′sal adj.
sub′mu·co′sal·ly adv.
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(ˌsʌbmjuːˈkəʊsəl) or


(Anatomy) anatomy of or relating to the submucosa
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William Meier-Ruge is credited with providing the first description of IND B in 1971.1 At the time, he had pioneered acetylcholinesterase (AChE) histochemical staining of mucosal nerve fibers as a diagnostic adjunct for Hirschsprung disease (HSCR), and he reported on patients with HSCR-like clinical findings and HSCR-like patterns of AChE histochemical staining in their rectal (mucosal + submucosal) biopsies, but in whom the presence of enteric ganglion cells excluded HSCR.
We found a quite number of cases of sialectasia of the parotid duct with oral submucosal fibrosis.
The ORISE Tissue Retractor System (TRS) is used in conjunction with other endoscopic tools to help overcome the technical challenges and steep learning curve associated with performing Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection (ESD), a procedure developed to resect laterally spreading colorectal pre-cancerous or cancerous colorectal lesions larger than 20 mm in diameter.
Flexible laryngoscopy revealed a large submucosal supraglottic mass emanating from the region of the right false vocal cord and right aryepiglottic fold (Figure 1).
To the Editor: Submucosal nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC) is very uncommon, comprising only 8.8% of all tumors in the nasopharynx.[1] However, given difficulties in tissue sampling, the pathological diagnosis of a submucosal growth pattern in NPC is not easy to obtain.
The Gyn performed hysteroscopic resection of a submucosal fibroid, dilation and curettage, and endometrial ablation.
The EZ Shot 3 Plus 19 G, 22 G and new 25 G have been designed to be used with an Olympus endoscopic ultrasound system (EUS) for ultrasonically guided FNA and FNB of submucosal and extramural lesions within the gastrointesitnal tract (i.e.
DualKnife J is an endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) electrosurgical knife that integrates submucosal injection to support efficient, safe, and more reliable ESD performance.
We present a case using real-time, intraoperative ultrasound (US) guidance for safe retrieval of a migrated submucosal FB.
Endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) is a highly specialized technique for the en bloc resection of large colorectal neoplasia (CRN) (1).