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submucosa

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noun sub·mu·co·sa \ˌsəb-myü-ˈkō-zə\

Definition of submucosa

  1. :  a supporting layer of loose connective tissue directly under a mucous membrane

sub·mu·co·sal play \-zəl\ adjective


Origin of submucosa

New Latin


First Known Use: 1885


Medical Dictionary

submucosa

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noun sub·mu·co·sa \ˌsəb-myü-ˈkō-sə\

Medical Definition of submucosa

  1. :  a supporting layer of loose connective tissue directly under a mucous membrane—called also tela submucosa

  2. sub·mu·co·sal \-zəl\play adjective
    sub·mu·co·sal·ly \-zə-lē\play adverb



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