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

submucosal

play \ˌsəb-myü-ˈkō-zəl\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of submucosa

New Latin


Medical Dictionary

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

submucosal

play \-zəl\ adjective

submucosally

play \-zə-lē\ adverb

Illustration of submucosa

illustration of submucosa


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