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mucosa

[myü′kō·sə]
(histology)
A mucous membrane.
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The conical papillae were found on the torus linguae and ventro-lateral surface of the lingual mucosa. These papillae differed from the filiform papillae with their larger size, nonappearance of secondary papillae and a tip without projections.
(4) The lesions associated with FEH are usually multiple, generally involving the labial and lingual mucosa. (1,4,11) Other sites include the lower lip, tongue, and less often on the upper lip, gingiva, palate, and tonsils.
It was distributed on the lingual mucosa predominantly on lateral aspects in 19 (9.3%) cases while in 5 (2.4%) it was present only on the buccal mucosa.
We hereby report a case of epithelioid hemangioma involving the lingual mucosa in a 30-year-old female patient with local recurrence.
Absorption of triphenylmethane dyes Brilliant Blue and Patent Blue through intact skin, shaven skin and lingual mucosa from daily life products.
Bilateral local infiltration was given in the lingual mucosa. An infiltration was also given into the substance of the tongue at the tip of the tongue.