mucosa

(redirected from masticatory mucosa)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical.
Related to masticatory mucosa: lining mucosa

mucosa

[myü′kō·sə]
(histology)
A mucous membrane.
References in periodicals archive ?
Thick biotypes include flat soft tissue, bony architecture, denser and more fibrotic soft tissue curtain, large amount of attached masticatory mucosa.
Thickness of palatal masticatory mucosa associated with age.