mucosa

[ myoo-koh-suh, -zuh ]SEE DEFINITION OF mucosa

Synonyms for mucosa

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Superficial erosions of the mucosa or even ulcers may be seen.

When the flow ceases the mucosa or lining assumes its former state.

The action of croton oil is to render the mucosa very soft and friable.

Beyond the ileo-colic valve plate, in the short endgut, the mucosa again presents numerous pointed reduplications.

The embryos and larvæ of species of Cylicostomum are found in the mucosa of the large intestine.

Autopsy: Severe pulmonary congestion; catarrhal gastritis; mild enteritis with small hemorrhagic areas on mucosa.

In the later stages, erosion of the mucosa occurs, and the upper layers of submucosa become involved.

The stomach contents was blackish in color; there were no hemorrhages or ulcers in the mucosa.

The turgescence may involve the whole extent of the mucosa of the inferior turbinated bodies, including their posterior ends.

Its walls are thick, and its lumen is almost obliterated by the longitudinal folds of the mucosa, mentioned above.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR MUCOSA

membrane

nouncovering layer
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