mucosa

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mucosa

[myü′kō·sə]
(histology)
A mucous membrane.
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With respect to the latter, secretions synthesized by the lining mucosa are transported to the nasal meatuses; they then flow posteriorly along the medial surfaces of the middle and inferior conchae to reach the nasopharynx.
There was proliferation of the lining mucosa and moderate fibroplasia adjacent to the graft.