lamina propria mucosae


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lam·i·na pro·pri·a

[TA]
the layer of connective tissue underlying the epithelium of a mucous membrane.
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lamina propria mucosae

The thin layer of areolar connective tissue, blood vessels, and nerves that lies immediately beneath the surface epithelium of mucous membranes.
See also: lamina
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