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English definition of “mucosa”

mucosa

noun [C]     /mjuːˈkəʊ.sə/ US  /mjuːˈkoʊ.sə/ (also mucous membrane) specialized
the thin skin that covers the inside surface of parts of the body such as the nose and mouth and produces mucus to protect them: gastric mucosa oral mucosaSubstances and structures in the body
(Definition of mucosa noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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