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Definition of "mucosal" [mucosal]

  • Of or pertaining to the mucous membranes (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "mucosal" in a sentence
  • ""What's interesting is that we're finding - and we've known this for a while, but we're beginning to appreciate it - that HPV plays a role in other 'mucosal' cancers.""
  • "Here we report significantly increased SPAK expression levels in hyperosmotic environments, such as mucosal biopsy samples from patients with Crohn's disease, as well as colon tissues of C57BL / 6 mice and Caco2-BBE cells treated with hyperosmotic medium."
  • "One of the advantages of this approach, Desai says, is that it may be applicable for delivering drugs to other part of the body as well, such as mucosal tissues like the insides of the nose, lungs, or vagina, where the surface cells are also coated with such cilia."