An inflammatory process that occurs in mucous membranes and is characterized by increased blood flow to the mucosal vessels, edema of the interstitial tissue, enlargement of the secretory epithelial cells, and profuse discharge of mucus and epithelial debris.
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- corpus albicans,
- corpus amylaceum,
- corpus cavernosum,
- corpus christi,
- corpus christi bay,
- corpus delicti,
- corpus fimbriatum
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