mucocutaneous junction


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mu·co·cu·ta·ne·ous junc·tion

the site of transition from epidermis to the epithelium of a mucous membrane.

mu·co·cu·ta·ne·ous junct·ion

(myū'kō-kū-tā'nē-ŭs jŭngk'shŭn)
The site of transition from epidermis to the epithelium of a mucous membrane.

mucocutaneous junction

The junction between the skin and a mucous membrane.
See also: junction
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At day 2pi, animal C2V2 presented papules of 5 to 10mm in diameter, with depressed or ulcerated centers and slightly raised edges in the mucocutaneous junction of the upper left lip (inoculation site).
Anterior migration of the mucocutaneous junction also indicates a diagnosis of marginal entropion.
The most common physical finding is polypoidal friable bleeding mass or ulcerative lesion at the mucocutaneous junction of the ileostomy.
When it does occur the most common site of origin is the nasal septum near the mucocutaneous junction. A less common site is the posterior end of the septum, while the least common site is the nasopharynx.
In healthy control dogs, only the chin and mucocutaneous junction of the lower lip were sampled, since this area is commonly colonized by M.