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English definition of “submucosa”

submucosa

noun uk   /ˌsʌb.mjuːˈkəʊ.sə/ us    /ˌsʌb.mjuːˈkoʊ.sə/ specialized
the layer beneath the mucus membrane (= the thin skin that covers the inside surface of the nose, mouth etc. and produces mucus to protect them)
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