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muscular layer of mucosa

n.

The thin layer of smooth muscle found in most parts of the digestive tube, located outside the lamina propria mucosae and adjacent to the tela submucosa.

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Nearby words

muscovy duck, muscular, muscular anesthesia, muscular asthenopia, muscular dystrophy, muscular layer of mucosa, muscular relaxant, muscular system, muscular triangle, muscularis, muscularity
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