noun \myü-ˈkō-zə\
plural mu·co·sae\-(ˌ)zē, -ˌzī\ or mu·co·sas

Definition of MUCOSA

mu·co·sal \-zəl\ adjective

Origin of MUCOSA

New Latin, from Latin, feminine of mucosus mucous
First Known Use: 1867

Rhymes with MUCOSA


noun \myü-ˈkō-zə\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural mu·co·sae \-(ˌ)zē, -ˌzī\ or mu·co·sas

Medical Definition of MUCOSA

mu·co·sal \-zəl\ adjective


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