Mucosa

  • (noun): Mucus-secreting membrane lining all body cavities or passages that communicate with the exterior.
    Synonyms: mucous membrane

Some articles on mucosa:

Trefoil Factor 1
... They are stable secretory proteins expressed in gastrointestinal mucosa ... Their functions are not defined, but they may protect the mucosa from insults, stabilize the mucus layer, and affect healing of the epithelium ... This gene, which is expressed in the gastric mucosa, has also been studied because of its expression in human tumors ...
Mucogingival Junction
... A mucogingival junction is an anatomical feature found on the intraoral mucosa ... The mucosa of the cheeks and floor of the mouth are freely moveable and fragile, whereas the mucosa around the teeth and on the palate are firm and keratinized ... Because the palate is devoid of freely moveable alveolar mucosa, there is no mucogingival junction ...
List Of Me SH Codes (A04) - MeSH A04 --- Respiratory System - MeSH A04.760 --- Respiratory Mucosa
... A04.760.259 --- goblet cells MeSH A04.760.520 --- laryngeal mucosa MeSH A04.760.600 --- nasal mucosa MeSH A04.760.600.640 --- olfactory mucosa MeSH A04.760.600.640.640 --- olfactory receptor neurons ...
Submucosal Glands
... The mucosa is the lining of the tubes, like a kind of skin ... the actual gland resides in the connecting tissue below the mucosa ... The submucosa is the tissue that connects the mucosa to the muscle outside the tube ...
Oral Mucosa
... The oral mucosa is the mucous membrane epithelium (and lamina propria) of the mouth ... Masticatory mucosa, para-keratinized stratified squamous epithelium, found on the dorsum of the tongue, hard palate and attached gingiva ... Lining mucosa, non-keratinized stratified squamous epithelium, found almost everywhere else in the oral cavity ...