nasal mucous membrane


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nasal mucous membrane

The mucosa lining the nasal cavity and characterized by pseudostratified ciliated columnar epithelium with goblet cells.
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Bob Consalvo, a spokesman for Schering-Plough said that as many as 42 percent of school-age children may suffer from allergic rhinitis, which is an inflammation of the nasal mucous membrane.
Applied topically at recommended dosages to the nasal passages via a pump spray or nasal aerosol, corticosteroids act locally and appear to have few side effects other than irritation of the nasal mucous membrane.
The olfactory receptors in the nasal mucous membrane are probably 10,000 times more sensitive than the taste buds in the mouth.