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Definition of "mucosa" [mucosa]

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "mucosa" in a sentence
  • "With experience, I found the same features in the mucosa from the corpus, usually much more mild, superficial and focal than the antrum."
  • "In lactase deficiency the activity or concentration of the lactose cleaving enzyme β-galactosidase, also called lactase, in the brush border of the small intestinal mucosa is insufficient."
  • "Inflammation in the stomach mucosa is also a risk factor for a special type of lymphatic neoplasm in the stomach, MALT (mucosa associated lymphoid tissue) lymphoma."