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mucosa

[myü′kō·sə]
(histology)
A mucous membrane.
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This study aimed at investigating the in vitro transport of P57 across excised porcine intestinal and buccal mucosa in a Sweetana-Grass diffusion apparatus.
Kaposi's sarcoma usually presents on the skin, but the hard palate, gingiva, buccal mucosa and the dorsum of the tongue can also be involved (Fig.
Areas of fibrosis were scored 2 for each area--soft palate including uvula, right or left anterior faucial pillar including tonsil, right or left buccal mucosa including gingivobuccal sulcus, right or left retromolar trigone, tongue or floor of mouth.
Levels of total human DNA were significantly higher in buccal mucosa swabs than in cutaneous swabs (2,170 pg/[micro]L vs.
cGy/#) Strips Were Placed 1 6600/33 Left buccal mucosa 2 5500/25 Right buccal mucosa 3 6600/33 Left buccal mucosa 4 5000/25 Right posterior gingiva 5 6600/33 Right buccal mucosa 5000/25 6 6600/33 Right buccal mucosa 7 6000/30 Left buccal mucosa Maximum Mucositis Score During Patient Control Site Where Radiation Period No.
A study by Bondemark et al in 1998 (29) found no adverse long term effects on human buccal mucosa which had been in contact with an acrylic coated neodymium-iron-boron magnets and subject to the static magnetic field.
Hairy leukoplakia may also involve dorsal and ventral tongue surfaces, the buccal mucosa, or the gingiva.
BEMA Buprenorphine utilizes BDSI's proprietary BioErodible MucoAdhesive (BEMA) drug delivery technology, which consists of a small, dissolvable, polymer film for application to the buccal mucosa (inner lining of the cheek) to deliver the opioid analgesic buprenorphine.
Roughly 70% of minor salivary gland tumors are pleomorphic adenomas, with the most common intraoral location being the palate, followed by the upper lip and buccal mucosa.
The drug uses BDSI's patented BioErodible MucoAdhesive (BEMA) drug delivery technology to efficiently and conveniently deliver buprenorphine across the buccal mucosa (inside lining of the cheek).
According to the maker, using this prophy angle allows for easy reach and access in a variety of clinical situations, such as tight buccal mucosa, small mouths and third molars, and its design makes polishing the distal region of posterior molars easy.