mucosa

Definition / meaning of mucosa

The moist, inner lining of some organs and body cavities (such as the nose, mouth, lungs, and stomach). Glands in the mucosa make mucus (a thick, slippery fluid). Also called mucous membrane.

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The Web site of the National Cancer Institute (http://www.cancer.gov/)

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