mucosa

[ myoo-koh-suh, -zuh ]
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noun,plural mu·co·sae [myoo-koh-see, -zee]. /myuˈkoʊ si, -zi/. Anatomy.

Origin of mucosa

1
1875–80; <New Latin, noun use of feminine of Latin mūcōsusmucous

Other words from mucosa

  • mu·co·sal, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for mucosa

mucosa

/ (mjuːˈkəʊsə) /


nounplural -sae (-siː)
  1. another word for mucous membrane

Origin of mucosa

1
C19: New Latin, from Latin mūcōsus slimy

Derived forms of mucosa

  • mucosal, adjective

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