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A mucous membrane.‘the intestinal mucosa’
- ‘Solitary lymph nodules may be present in the mucosa and in the connective tissue around the cartilage.’
- ‘Celiac disease is a T-cell-mediated disorder triggered by gluten in susceptible subjects, affecting not only the small bowel but also the gastric and colonic mucosae.’
- ‘Gastroesophageal endoscopy provides the best assessment of the esophageal mucosa.’
- ‘Gluten causes the intestinal mucosa to lose its villous structure and absorptive capacity.’
- ‘Sedation may be necessary for appraisal of the rectal mucosa in an anxious child presenting for the first time.’
- ‘Lesions of the oral mucosa may be seen on the gingiva, buccal mucosa, palate, tongue, and lips.’
- ‘Preparations requiring enemas may result in mechanical damage to bowel mucosa.’
- ‘Almost all fats are absorbed into the lymph system from the intestinal mucosa.’
- ‘It is important to remove any mucous covering the mucosa to allow adequate visualization.’
- ‘It can have an irritant effect on the gastrointestinal mucosa, and in large doses will act as an emetic.’
- ‘The buccal mucosa is the most common site of involvement in the oral cavity.’
- ‘This leads to a more prolonged exposure of the esophageal mucosa to gastric fluid than normal.’
- ‘Target organs in this respect include nasal or oral cavity, lung, oesophagus, stomach mucosa, duodenum or skin.’
- ‘Nodules may also appear in the skeletal muscles and mucosae of the digestive and respiratory tracts.’
- ‘Buccal mucosa was scraped by a sterile spatula and smeared on the slides.’
- ‘It's no better at pain relief and no easier on the gastrointestinal mucosa than other drugs in its class, they say.’
- ‘A continuous film covers the mucosa of the lungs, extending from the alveoli to the larger airways.’
- ‘Several specialised cells in the gastric mucosa contribute to the control of acid secretion.’
- ‘The discoloration can also occur in nasal, bronchial mucosa, fingernails and toenails.’
- ‘Many drugs enhance the damage that gastric fluid does to the esophageal mucosa.’
Late 19th century: modern Latin, feminine of mucosus (see mucous).
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