mucosa

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mucosa

[myü′kō·sə]
(histology)
A mucous membrane.
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The oral mucosa and tongue also had multifocal erosions and ulcerations of the epithelium, with degeneration and necrosis of superficial epithelial cells.
The study includes all prescription oral thin films, not necessarily delivered through oral mucosa.
Folic acid deficiency impairs immune responses and resistance of the oral mucosa to pathogenic organisms.
Try to become familiar with the healthy appearance of oral mucosa.
Wounds in the oral mucosa heal by regeneration, which means that the tissue reverts completely back to its original state," he says.
Palifermin stimulates proliferation and modifies differentiation in epithelial cells, including those of the oral mucosa [Sonis, 2007].
Upon today's examination, her oral mucosa is pink and intact, and she is currently pain free.
Data collected in imaging mode were comparable to data collected in single point mode for oral mucosa cells deposited onto low-e slides.
Hirshberg A, Amariglio N, Akrish S, Yahalom R, Rosenbaum H, Okon E et al: Traumatic ulcerative granuloma with stromal eosinophilia: a reactive lesion of the oral mucosa.
Then they used a layer of oral mucosa from the patient's cheek to cover the dry surface of her eye.