submucosa

noun
sub·​mu·​co·​sa | \ ˌsəb-myü-ˈkō-zə How to pronounce submucosa (audio) \

Definition of submucosa

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

Other Words from submucosa

submucosal \ ˌsəb-​myü-​ˈkō-​zəl How to pronounce submucosal (audio) \ adjective

First Known Use of submucosa

1870, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for submucosa

New Latin

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“Submucosa.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/submucosa. Accessed 9 December 2019.

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submucosa

noun
sub·​mu·​co·​sa | \ ˌsəb-myü-ˈkō-sə How to pronounce submucosa (audio) \

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 How to pronounce submucosal (audio) \ adjective
submucosally \ -​zə-​lē How to pronounce submucosally (audio) \ adverb

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