mucosa

noun mu·co·sa \ myü-ˈkō-zə \

Definition of mucosa

plural mucosae play \-(ˌ)zē, -ˌzī\ or mucosas

mucosal

play \-zəl\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of mucosa

New Latin, from Latin, feminine of mucosus mucous


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mucosa

noun mu·co·sa \ myü-ˈkō-zə \

medical Definition of mucosa

plural mucosae play \-(ˌ)zē, -ˌzī\ or mucosas
:a membrane rich in mucous glands that lines body passages and cavities (as of the digestive, respiratory, and genitourinary tracts) which connect directly or indirectly with the exterior :mucous membrane

mucosal

play \-zəl\ adjective

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