from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See mucous membrane.
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- n. A mucous membrane.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The mucus-secreting membrane lining all body cavities or passages that communicate with the exterior; called also mucous membrane.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A mucous membrane. More fully called membrana mucosa.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. mucus-secreting membrane lining all body cavities or passages that communicate with the exterior
With experience, I found the same features in the mucosa from the corpus, usually much more mild, superficial and focal than the antrum.
In lactase deficiency the activity or concentration of the lactose cleaving enzyme β-galactosidase, also called lactase, in the brush border of the small intestinal mucosa is insufficient.
Inflammation in the stomach mucosa is also a risk factor for a special type of lymphatic neoplasm in the stomach, MALT (mucosa associated lymphoid tissue) lymphoma.
So, the concept is to create a rapid-dissolve wafer or an orally dissolving tablet where the objective is actually to have the drug absorbed through the oral mucosa or sublingual mucosa, which is quite efficient actually with the objective of getting the drug on board more rapidly, so we get more rapid onset of action and also bypassing hepatic metabolism, liver metabolism.
A bird that makes it nest by disgorging a kind of mucosa that solidfies on a cave wall, into which it's eggs are laid.
The findings, in mice, demonstrate a way to inhibit proteases and restrict the junctions between cells in the airway mucosa, meaning that fewer white blood cells can get into the airway - causing less inflammation.
Cocaine is absorbed from all sites of application including mucous membranes and the gastrointestinal mucosa.
Patients with JRP were identified and grouped into JRP with normal mucosa or JRP with colitis.
Inflammation is limited primarily to the mucosa and does not extend through all layers.
Further physical exam reported that he was sloughing of mucous membranes of the soft palate and buccal mucosa.