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Descriptor English:   Mucous Membrane 
Descriptor Spanish:   Membrana Mucosa 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Membrana Mucosa 
Synonyms English:   Lamina Propria
Membrane, Mucous
Membranes, Mucous
Mucosa
Mucosae, Muscularis
Mucosal Tissue
Mucosal Tissues
Mucous Membranes
Muscularis Mucosae
Propria, Lamina
Tissue, Mucosal
Tissues, Mucosal  
Tree Number:   A10.615.550
Definition English:   An EPITHELIUM with MUCUS-secreting cells, such as GOBLET CELLS. It forms the lining of many body cavities, such as the DIGESTIVE TRACT, the RESPIRATORY TRACT, and the reproductive tract. Mucosa, rich in blood and lymph vessels, comprises an inner epithelium, a middle layer (lamina propria) of loose CONNECTIVE TISSUE, and an outer layer (muscularis mucosae) of SMOOTH MUSCLE CELLS that separates the mucosa from submucosa. 
Indexing Annotation English:   general or unspecified; prefer specifics; coordinate NIM with specific organ (IM)
See Related English:   Administration, Mucosal
 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
AB abnormalities AH anatomy & histology
BS blood supply CH chemistry
CY cytology DG diagnostic imaging
DE drug effects EM embryology
EN enzymology GD growth & development
IM immunology IN injuries
IR innervation ME metabolism
MI microbiology PS parasitology
PA pathology PH physiology
PP physiopathology RE radiation effects
SU surgery TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure VI virology
Record Number:   9284 
Unique Identifier:   D009092 

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