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  • adj. Situated under a mucous membrane.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Situated under a mucous membrane.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Consisting in part of mucus, as a secretion; also, of a character between mucous membrane and ordinary skin, as the red part of the lips.
  • Lying beneath mucous membrane. See submucosa.

Etymologies

sub- +‎ mucous (Wiktionary)

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