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submucosa

[suhb-myoo-koh-suh, -zuh] /ˌsʌb myuˈkoʊ sə, -zə/
noun, Anatomy.
1.
the layer of connective tissue located beneath the mucous membrane.
Origin of submucosa
1880-1885
New Latin word dating back to 1880-85; See origin at sub-, mucosa
Related forms
submucosal, adjective
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submucosa

/ˌsʌbmjuːˈkəʊsə/
noun (pl) -cosae (-ˈkəʊsiː)
1.
(anatomy) the connective tissue beneath a mucous membrane
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submucosa in Medicine

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

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