submucous

adjective
sub·​mu·​cous | \ ˌsəb-ˈmyü-kəs, ˈsəb- How to pronounce submucous (audio) \

Medical Definition of submucous

: lying under or involving the tissues under a mucous membrane submucous layers a submucous resection

Other Words from submucous

submucously adverb

Learn More About submucous

Dictionary Entries Near submucous

submucosa

submucous

subnarcotic

See More Nearby Entries 

Cite this Entry

“Submucous.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/submucous. Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Name that Thing: Flower Edition

Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!