mucosa

[myoo-koh-suh, -zuh]
noun, plural mucosae [myoo-koh-see, -zee] . Anatomy.

Origin:
1875–80; < Neo-Latin, noun use of feminine of Latin mūcōsus mucous

mucosal, adjective
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mucosa (mjuːˈkəʊsə)
 
n , pl -sae
another word for mucous membrane
 
[C19: New Latin, from Latin mūcōsus slimy]
 
mu'cosal
 
adj

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mucosa mu·co·sa (myōō-kō'sə)
n. pl. mu·co·sas or mu·co·sae (-sē)
See mucous membrane.


mu·co'sal adj.
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Tannins are also beneficial when applied to the mucosal lining of the mouth.
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