mucous membrane

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tubular passage of mucous membrane and muscle extending about 8.3 meters from mouth to anus; functions in digestion and elimination alimentary canal , alimentary tract , digestive tract , digestive tube , gastrointestinal tract , GI tract
congenital anomaly in which the mucous membrane under the tongue is too short limiting the mobility of the tongue ankyloglossia , tongue tie
any of several infections of the skin or mucous membrane caused by Blastomyces blastomycosis
edema of the mucous membrane of the eyeball and eyelid lining chemosis
mobile mass of muscular tissue covered with mucous membrane and located in the oral cavity clapper , glossa , lingua , tongue
inflammation of the mucous membrane lining the nose (usually associated with nasal discharge) coryza , rhinitis
eruption on a mucous membrane (as the inside of the mouth) occurring as a symptom of a disease enanthem , enanthema
(pregnancy) the mucous membrane that lines the uterus; thickens under hormonal control and (if pregnancy does not occur) is shed in menstruation; if pregnancy occurs it is shed along with the placenta at parturition endometrium
tissue (covered by mucous membrane) of the jaws that surrounds the bases of the teeth gingiva , gum
viral diseases causing eruptions of the skin or mucous membrane herpes
purplish discoloration of the mucous membrane of the vagina that occurs early in pregnancy Jacquemier's sign
atrophy and shriveling of the skin or mucous membrane kraurosis
inflammation of the mucous membrane of the larynx; characterized by hoarseness or loss of voice and coughing laryngitis
any of the paired sinuses in the bones of the face adjacent to the nasal cavity that are lined with mucous membrane that is continuous with the lining of the nasal cavities nasal sinus , paranasal sinus , sinus paranasales
skin disease characterized by large thin-walled blisters (bullae) arising from normal skin or mucous membrane pemphigus
ulcer of the mucous membrane lining of the alimentary tract peptic ulcer , peptic ulceration
disease of the respiratory mucous membrane pertussis , whooping cough
either of two pairs of folds of mucous membrane projecting into the larynx plica vocalis , vocal band , vocal cord , vocal fold
swelling of mucous membrane polyp
small vascular growth on the surface of a mucous membrane polyp , polypus
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