[suhb-myoo-koh-suh, -zuh]
noun Anatomy.
the layer of connective tissue located beneath the mucous membrane.

1880–85; Neo-Latin; see sub-, mucosa

submucosal, adjective Unabridged
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submucosa (ˌsʌbmjuːˈkəʊsə)
n , pl -cosae
anatomy the connective tissue beneath a mucous membrane

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submucosa sub·mu·co·sa (sŭb'myōō-kō'sə)
A layer of loose connective tissue beneath a mucous membrane.

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