the layer of connective tissue located beneath the mucous membrane.
noun (pl) -cosae (-ˈkəʊsiː)
(anatomy) the connective tissue beneath a mucous membrane
submucosa sub·mu·co·sa (sŭb’myōō-kō’sə)
A layer of loose connective tissue beneath a mucous membrane.
- Submucosal plexus
submucosal plexus sub·mu·co·sal plexus (sŭb’myōō-kō’səl) n. A gangliated plexus of unmyelinated nerve fibers, derived chiefly from the superior mesenteric plexus, and ramifying in the intestinal submucosa.
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subnasion sub·na·si·on (sŭb-nā’zī-ŏn’) n. The point of the angle between the septum of the nose and the surface of the upper lip.
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