Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A layer of loose connective tissue beneath a mucous membrane.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The layer of areolar tissue underlying a mucous membrane; submucous tissue.

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  • noun anatomy A layer of connective tissue beneath a mucous membrane

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the connective tissue beneath mucous membrane

Etymologies

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sub- +‎ mucosa

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