Definitions for mucosamyuˈkoʊ sə, -zə

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

mu•co•sa*myuˈkoʊ sə, -zə(n.)(pl.)-sae

  1. Category: Anatomy

    Ref: mucous membrane.

* (-sē, -zē)..

Origin of mucosa:

1875–80; < NL, fem. of L mūcōsusmucous

mu•co′sal(adj.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. mucous membrane, mucosa(noun)

    mucus-secreting membrane lining all body cavities or passages that communicate with the exterior

Wiktionary

  1. mucosa(Noun)

    A mucous membrane.

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'mucosa' in Nouns Frequency: #2924

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