submucosa

noun
sub·​mu·​co·​sa | \ˌsəb-myü-ˈkō-zə \

Definition of submucosa 

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

Other Words from submucosa

submucosal \ˌsəb-​myü-​ˈkō-​zəl \ adjective

First Known Use of submucosa

1870, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for submucosa

New Latin

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submucosa

noun
sub·​mu·​co·​sa | \ˌsəb-myü-ˈkō-sə \

Medical Definition of submucosa 

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

called also tela submucosa

Other Words from submucosa

submucosal \-​zəl \ adjective
submucosally \-​zə-​lē \ adverb

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