mucosa

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mucosa

[myü′kō·sə]
(histology)
A mucous membrane.
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[sup][19] CBCT is considered as an effective method for visualizing and precisely measuring the dimensions of the palatal masticatory mucosa in dental patients.
(8) The papillomatous variant is less common and is usually located on the masticatory mucosa such as the tongue and attached gingiva.