respiratory mucosa

res·pi·ra·to·ry mu·co·sa

pseudostratified ciliated columnar epithelium with goblet cells and a lamina propria containing, in addition to connective tissue, numerous seromucous glands and in some regions many thin-walled veins that line the airways; it includes the respiratory region of the nasal mucosa [TA] (pars respiratoria tunicae mucosae nasi [TA]), mucosa of the trachea [TA] (tunica mucosa tracheae [TA]), and mucosa of bronchi [TA] (tunica mucosa bronchi [TA]). See: respiratory region of mucosa of nasal cavity.
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Respiratory mucosa for cell culturing was obtained from partial resection of hyperplastic inferior turbinates at rhinosurgery.
Histologic examination showed polypoid fragments of respiratory mucosa with a submucosal tumor composed of a dense cellular infiltrate (Figure 2, hematoxylin-eosin, original magnification x100).
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