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English definition of “submucosa”

submucosa

noun [singular]     /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)Substances and structures in the body
(Definition of submucosa noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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