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tunica

 [too´nĭ-kah] (L.)
a tunic or coat; used in anatomic nomenclature to designate a membranous covering of an organ or a distinct layer of the wall of a hollow structure, as a blood vessel.
tunica adventi´tia the outer coat of various tubular structures.
tunica albugi´nea a dense white fibrous sheath that encloses a part or organ, such as the testicle or ovary.
tunica conjuncti´va the conjunctiva.
tunica dar´tos dartos.
tunica exter´na an outer coat, such as the fibroelastic coat of a blood vessel.
tunica inter´na an inner coat or layer.
tunica in´tima the innermost coat of a blood vessel; called also Bichat's tunic.
tunica me´dia the muscular middle coat of a blood vessel.
tunica muco´sa the mucous membrane lining of various tubular structures.
tunica muscula´ris the muscular coat or layer surrounding the tela submucosa in most portions of the digestive, respiratory, urinary, and genital tracts.
tunica pro´pria the proper coat or layer of a part, as distinguished from an investing membrane.
tunica sero´sa the membrane lining the external walls of the body cavities and reflected over the surfaces of protruding organs; it secretes a watery exudate.
tunica vagina´lis tes´tis the serous membrane covering the front and sides of the testis and epididymis.
tunica vasculo´sa a vascular coat, or a layer well supplied with blood vessels.

mu·co·sa

(myū-kō'să), [TA]
A mucous tissue lining various tubular structures consisting of epithelium, lamina propria, and, in the digestive tract, a layer of smooth muscle (muscularis mucosae).
[L. fem. of mucosus, mucous]

tunica mucosa

The mucous membrane lining of various structures.
See also: tunica

tunica

pl. tunicae [L.] a covering or coat; a membranous covering of an organ or a distinct layer of the wall of a hollow structure, as a blood vessel. See also tunic.

tunica adventitia
the outer coat of various organs, blood vessels and other structures, usually made up of loose connective tissue.
tunica albuginea
a dense, white, fibrous sheath enclosing a part or organ, such as is present on the testis.
tunica albuginea ovarii
see tunica ovarii (below).
tunica conjunctiva
the conjunctiva.
tunica dartos
dartos.
tunica externa
an outer coat, especially the fibroelastic coat of a blood vessel.
tunica flava abdominis
an extensive sheet of elastic tissue that helps to support the abdomen. It is conspicuous in large animals as a yellow corset over the ventral abdomen and is a modified part of the deep fascia and aponeurosis of the external abdominal oblique muscle. It contributes to the deep fascia for the mammary gland or the scrotum.
tunica intima
the innermost coat of blood vessels; called also Bichat's tunic.
tunica media
the middle coat of blood vessels.
tunica mucosa
the mucous membrane lining of various tubular structures.
tunica muscularis
the muscular coat or layer surrounding the tela submucosa in most portions of the digestive, respiratory, urinary and genital tracts.
tunica ovarii
capsule of dense collagenous tissue, underlying the covering epithelium, covers each ovary. Called also tunica albuginea ovarii.
tunica propria
the proper coat or layer of a part, as distinguished from an investing membrane.
tunica serosa
the membrane lining the external walls of the body cavities and coating the surfaces of intruding organs; it secretes a watery exudate.
tunica vaginalis
the double-layered sleeve of peritoneum that lines the scrotum and inguinal canal (parietal layer) and invests the testis, epididymis and spermatic cord (visceral layer).
tunica vasculosa
a vascular coat, or a layer well supplied with blood vessels, e.g. of the eye.
tunica vasculosa lentis
vascular envelope of the lens in the developing fetus.

Patient discussion about tunica mucosa

Q. what is fragments of endocervical glandular mucosa with inflammation and squamous metaplasia fragments of endocervical glandular mucosa

A. It means that part of the mucose on the cervix area has changes from a certain kind of mucose cells to another, and that there is a bit of an inflammation around it. This should be brought to the knowledge of a gynecologist and be monitored by him/her.

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In the following age period 210-360 days the meaning of this parameter is stabilized, with the subsequent prompt reduction of height folds of a tunica mucosa to 540-day's age up to a level of a beginning oviposition (150 days).
As for to width folds of a tunica mucosa, the changes of meanings of this parameter have the same tendency, as well as height folds.
The analysis of structure of a wall of a infundibulum shows, that the greatest place, for the period of research, is occupy by a tunica mucosa, on its share it is account on the average 64 %.
Features of morphology and histochemistry gland of a tunica mucosa of various departments of the oviduct of the hens.
At 30-day's age height folds of a tunica mucosa cranial department of a oviduct has increased in 1,7 times and has made 35,7[+ or -]3,5 [micro]m.
At 60-day's age height folds of a tunica mucosa cranial of a part oviduct has increased, in comparison with 30-day's by 1,7 times and has made 61,6[+ or -]9,4 [micro]m.
At 90-day's age, height folds of a tunica mucosa cranial of a department oviduct has increased, in comparison with 60-day's, but not considerably and has made 61,8[+ or -]9,4 [micro]m.
Height folds of a tunica mucosa at 120day's age in cranial of a part has increased, in comparison with 90-day's age by 3,2 times and has made 195,3[+ or -]13,7 [micro]m.
Tunica mucosa of a infundibulum150-day's oviduct cover biserial epithelium in height 18,0[+ or -]0,3 [micro]m.
Tunica mucosa magnum cover prismatic epithelium in height 25,0[+ or -]1,1 [micro]m.
Tunica mucosa of an isthmus oviduct cover biserial epithelium, which height 16,8[+ or -]0,7 [micro]m.
Tunica mucosa excretory section cover biserial epithelium, which height is 25,4[+ or -]1,5 [micro]m.