submucosa

[ suhb-myoo-koh-suh, -zuh ]
/ ˌsʌb myuˈkoʊ sə, -zə /

noun Anatomy.

the layer of connective tissue located beneath the mucous membrane.

Origin of submucosa

New Latin word dating back to 1880–85; see origin at sub-, mucosa

Related forms

sub·mu·co·sal, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for submucosa

submucosa

/ (ˌsʌbmjuːˈkəʊsə) /

noun plural -cosae (-ˈkəʊsiː)

anatomy the connective tissue beneath a mucous membrane
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Medicine definitions for submucosa

submucosa

[ sŭb′myōō-kōsə ]

n.

A layer of loose connective tissue beneath a mucous membrane.
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