mucosa of nose(redirected from pituitary membrane)
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.
Synonym(s): tunica mucosa cavitas nasi [TA], tunica mucosa nasi [TA], mucous membrane of nose ☆ , membrana pituitosa, mucosa of nasal cavity, nasal mucosa, pituitary membrane, schneiderian membrane
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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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