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[myoo-koh-suh, -zuh] /myuˈkoʊ sə, -zə/

noun, plural mucosae
[myoo-koh-see, -zee] /myuˈkoʊ si, -zi/ (Show IPA). Anatomy.
noun (pl) -sae (-siː)
another word for mucous membrane

mucosa mu·co·sa (myōō-kō’sə)
n. pl. mu·co·sas or mu·co·sae (-sē)
See mucous membrane.
mu·co’sal adj.


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