submucosa


sub·mu·co·sa

noun \ˌsəb-myü-ˈkō-zə\

Definition of SUBMUCOSA

:  a supporting layer of loose connective tissue directly under a mucous membrane
sub·mu·co·sal \-zəl\ adjective

Origin of SUBMUCOSA

New Latin
First Known Use: 1885

sub·mu·co·sa

noun \ˌsəb-myü-ˈkō-sə\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of SUBMUCOSA

: a supporting layer of loose connective tissue directly under a mucous membrane—called also tela submucosa
sub·mu·co·sal \-zəl\ adjective
sub·mu·co·sal·ly \-zə-lē\ adverb

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