mucosa of nose

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mucosa of nose

[TA]
the lining of the nasal cavity, it is continuous with the skin in the vestibule of the nose and with the mucosa of the nasopharynx, the paranasal sinuses, and the nasolacrimal duct and contains goblet cells; it is subdivided into the olfactory region and respiratory region.

mu·co·sa of nose

(myū-kōsă nōz) [TA]
Lining of the nasal cavity, continuous with skin in vestibule of nose and with mucosa of nasopharynx, paranasal sinuses, and nasolacrimal duct.
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Broadly speaking sinusitis may be clinically defined as the condition manifested by an inflammatory response involving the mucosa of nasal cavity and sinuses, fluids within this cavities and/or underlying bone.
This form of disease is widely prevalent in India and can be easily diagnosed by presence of nasal granuloma (cauliflower like growth) in mucosa of nasal cavity, a clear snoring sound audible from infected animals and mucopurulant nasal discharge (Biswal, 1956; Christopher and Sudarshan, 1975; Sreeramulu, 1994; Sumanth et al.