mucosa of colon

mu·co·sa of co·lon

the lining coat of the colon.
Synonym(s): tunica mucosa coli
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15) Points are awarded for the level of cleanliness of the bowel: 0 = unprepared colon segment with mucosa not seen because of solid stool; 1 = portion of mucosa of colon seen, but other areas of the co(on segment not well seen due to staining, residual stool and/or opaque liquid; 2 = minor amount of residual staining, small fragments of stool and/or opaque liquid but colon segment seen well; 3 = entire mucosa of colon segment seen well, with no residual staining, small fragments of stool or opaque liquid.