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mucosa

[myü′kō·sə]
(histology)
A mucous membrane.
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Secretory immunoglobulin A (sIgA), [gamma][delta]T cells, and cytokines contribute to the functions of the intestinal mucosal barrier (10,11).
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Our study reveals for the first time the protective potential of mucosal anti-HIV-1 IgM.
Patients with UC treated with Entyvio compared to TNF?-antagonist therapy had statistically significant higher 12-month cumulative rates of mucosal healing (50% vs 42%) and clinical remission (54% vs 37%), and numerically higher steroid-free clinical remission rates (49% vs 38%).
The mucosal injury Lanza scores were as follows [13]: 0, no visible lesion; 1, mucosal erythema only; 2, 1-2 erosions; 3, several (3-10) erosions; and 4, large number (>10) of erosions or ulcers.
[7] There are reports of GU protective effects of PG peel (PGE), rind and seeds against EtOH- and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs-induced GU in rats which could be due to decreased acid secretion and promotion of mucin secretion and adhered mucin and status of mucosal antioxidants.
lactis) with a good history of safety in food fermentation and the ability to survive in passage through the gastrointestinal tract of animals and humans (9) (until now, with a 2 to 3 days survival time) does not invade or colonize the mucosal surfaces of the host.
These endpoints include the key clinical symptoms such as blood in stool, number of stools, and mucosal healing, respectively.
"Among patients with overt bleeding or anemia from small bowel lesions who receive continuous aspirin therapy, misoprostol is superior to placebo in achieving complete mucosal healing," said lead author Francis Chan, MD, professor of gastroenterology and hepatology at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, who presented the findings at the annual Digestive Disease Week[R].
Background: Mucosal melanoma is a rare malignancy arising from melanocytes of the mucosal surfaces.