noun, plural mu·co·sae [myoo-koh-see, -zee] /myuˈkoʊ si, -zi/. Anatomy.
- mucoserous cell
Origin of mucosa
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There may be swelling of the mucosa, or copious discharge which persists for long periods.
Autopsy: Severe pulmonary congestion; catarrhal gastritis; mild enteritis with small hemorrhagic areas on mucosa.The Toxicity of Caffein|William Salant
The stomach contents was blackish in color; there were no hemorrhages or ulcers in the mucosa.Plague|Thomas Wright Jackson
Superficial erosions of the mucosa or even ulcers may be seen.
In the later stages, erosion of the mucosa occurs, and the upper layers of submucosa become involved.