submucosa

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

the layer of connective tissue located beneath the mucous membrane.

Nearby words

  1. submiss,
  2. submission,
  3. submissive,
  4. submit,
  5. submontane,
  6. submucosal plexus,
  7. submultiple,
  8. subnasion,
  9. subnet,
  10. subnitrate

Origin of submucosa

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

Related formssub·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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