Origin of mucosa
1875–80; < New Latin, noun use of feminine of Latin mūcōsus mucous
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Examples from the Web for mucosal
Mucosal swelling is diminished and the infection which is usually present is antagonized.
- another word for mucous membrane
C19: New Latin, from Latin mūcōsus slimy
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