Mucosa meaning

myo͝o-kōsə
Mucosa is a mucus membrane or a lining of a part of the body that secretes mucus.

The inner lining of your nose is an example of a mucosa.

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(anatomy) A mucous membrane.
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Origin of mucosa

  • From Latin mūcōsa feminine of mūcōsus mucous mucous

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition