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mucosa

 [mu-ko´sah] (L.)
mucous membrane. adj., adj muco´sal.
alveolar mucosa the mucosal lining of the dental alveoli; a thin, soft, fragile continuation of the mucous membrane of the cheek, lips, and floor of the mouth.

mu·co·sa

(myū-kō'să), [TA]
A mucous tissue lining various tubular structures consisting of epithelium, lamina propria, and, in the digestive tract, a layer of smooth muscle (muscularis mucosae).
[L. fem. of mucosus, mucous]

mucosa

/mu·co·sa/ (mu-ko´sah) [L.] mucous membrane.muco´sal

mucosa

(myo͞o-kō′sə)
n. pl. muco·sae (-sē) or muco·sas

mu·co′sal adj.

mucosa

[myo̅o̅kō′sə] pl. mucosae

mu·co·sa

, pl. mucosae (myū-kōsă, -sē) [TA]
A mucous tissue lining various tubular structures, consisting of epithelium, lamina propria, and, in the digestive tract, a layer of smooth muscle.
Synonym(s): mucous membrane.
[L. fem. form of mucosus, mucous]

mucosa

any EPITHELIUM that secretes MUCUS, such as the MUCOUS MEMBRANE lining the alimentary canal.

Mucosa

The mucous membrane, or the thin layer which lines body cavities and passages.
Mentioned in: Gastritis

mu·co·sa

, pl. mucosae (myū-kōsă, -sē) [TA]
Mucous tissue lining various tubular structures consisting of epithelium, lamina propria, and, in the digestive tract, a layer of smooth muscle (muscularis mucosae).
Synonym(s): mucous membrane.
[L. fem. form of mucosus, mucous]

mucosa

pl. mucosae [L.] mucous membrane.

mucosa-only rectal tears
a tear in the rectal wall, usually along the length of the rectum, which penetrates only as far as the submucosa and is without clinical effect. Possibly caused by any rectal penetration by a rigid object but observed mostly during manual examination by a veterinarian.

Patient discussion about mucosa

Q. what is fragments of endocervical glandular mucosa with inflammation and squamous metaplasia fragments of endocervical glandular mucosa

A. It means that part of the mucose on the cervix area has changes from a certain kind of mucose cells to another, and that there is a bit of an inflammation around it. This should be brought to the knowledge of a gynecologist and be monitored by him/her.

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Normally, an intact muscularis externa, submucosa, and gastric mucosa will reflect the presence of chief cells found just above the submucosa occupying one-fourth of the entire gastric mucosa.
Nomenclature and classification of potentially malignant disorders of the oral mucosa.
In the present case schwannoma was located in the right mandibular vestibule arising from the buccal mucosa presenting as an ovoid, slow growing, asymptomatic swelling with irregular margins, all features that point towards some more commonly seen benign soft tissue lesions such as mucocele, fibroma, lipoma, low grade salivary gland neoplasm or neurofibroma.
Concentrations of gastrointestinal hormones and immunoglobulins in jejunal mucosa
In the 17-20 weeks group, the muscularis mucosa was observed as a thin layer of smooth muscle fibres.
The histological changes are more apparent toward the free surface of gastric mucosa.
Diseases of buccal cavity and mucosa in Pathology of Domestic Animals.
As the proteins MUC5AC and MUC6 are typically detected in normal mucosa, the study demonstrated that eliminating the infection by treating the patients with suitable antibiotics would lead to a regeneration of normal gastric pattern.
The main goal when producing full-thickness engineered oral mucosa is to make it resemble normal oral mucosa as much as possible.
A urethral anastomosis was performed between the previously lengthened native urethra and the neourethra created within the flap with vaginal and uterine mucosa.
The results showed micronuclei on lesional side of buccal mucosa with karyorhexis and occasional pyknosis on both lesional and opposite side before radiation (Figure 2, 3 and 4).
El presente trabajo de investigacion pretende evaluar la capacidad antioxidante y el efecto citoprotector del tocosh de Solanum tuberosum 'papa' en la mucosa gastrica, en un modelo experimental en ratas albinas.