oral mucosa


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mu·co·sa of mouth

[TA]
the mucous membrane of the oral cavity, including the gingiva.
Synonym(s): oral mucosa [TA], tunica mucosa oris [TA]

oral mucosa

the mucous membrane of the cavity of the mouth, including the gums.

oral mucosa

The stratified squamous epithelial lining of the oral cavity in its many locations: the gingiva, hard palate, soft palate, cheek, vestibule, lip, tongue, and oropharynx.
See also: mucosa

mu·co·sa of mouth

(myū-kōsă mowth) [TA]
Mucous membrane of oral cavity, including gingiva.
Synonym(s): oral mucosa [TA] .
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The variety of differential diagnosis in this case series confirms the findings described in previous studies, that is, secondary syphilis takes on several manifestations in the oral cavity, in which case the disease mimics other more frequent lesions in the oral mucosa, occasionally proceeding along its course with no proper diagnosis and treatment.
A biopsy was taken from the oral mucosa (labial mucosa).
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To compare cytotoxicity and genotoxic effects in different layers of oral mucosa of patients undergoing radiotherapy.
The features described by him were progressive narrowing of the mouth, blanching of the oral mucosa, pain and burning sensation on taking food, decreased mobility of the soft palate and tongue, loss of gustatory sensation and occasional mild hearing impairment due to the blockage of the Eustachian tube and apparently there has been no change in these symptoms till today.
Lichen Planus: A chronic dermatologic disease often affects oral mucosa without any specific etiology including drugs, C hepatitis and nervousness.
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is due to enzyme production, tissue invasion, and their capacity to adhere to oral mucosa.