Definition of “mucosa” - English Dictionary

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“mucosa” in British English

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mucosanoun [ C ]

uk /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 mucosa

(Definition of “mucosa” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)