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mucosa

[myü′kō·sə]
(histology)
A mucous membrane.
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Naloxone nasal spray is designed to deliver naloxone through the nasal mucosa of an overdose victim.
High affinity IgE receptors (Fc epsilon RI) have been found in nasal mucosa, oral mucosa, airway smooth muscle, and skin.
Radiofrequency, high-frequency, and electrocautery treatments vs partial inferior turbinotomy: microscopic and macroscopic effects on nasal mucosa.
Examination of the oral and nasal cavities while the animal was anesthetized revealed mucous entering the oral cavity through the nasal choanae and hyperemic nasal mucosa.
AVRS occurs via direct contact with the nasal mucosa or conjunctiva, with symptom onset within approximately 24 hours.
Wegener's disease is an autoimmune disorder which may involve the nasal mucosa and cause symptoms such as discharge and 'catarrh'.
On histologic examination, systemic vasculitis was observed that affected meninges, nasal mucosa, trachea, lung, diverse lymph nodes, spleen, kidney, heart, uterus, ovary, and intestine.
The rhinolith was successfully removed with minimal possible injury to surrounding nasal mucosa.
This suggests delivery of the agent via the gastrointestinal tract is less immunogenic than the nasal mucosa.
They'll try to gain entry any way they can, so it's not surprising that they'd use nasal mucosa to do so.
Carsten Schmidt-Weber demonstrated that the plant extract Ze 339 (Petasol butenoate complex) combats nasal mucosa swelling faster and more effectively.
The cytobrush was used in 1 case of nasal mucosa and in 2 cases of laryngeal ML.