Mucosa

Definición

Es el tejido húmedo que recubre ciertas partes del interior del cuerpo. Está en la nariz, la boca, los pulmones y las vías urinarias y digestivas. Las glándulas en este tejido secretan un líquido espeso llamado moco.

Nombres alternativos

Membrana mucosa

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Revision

Last reviewed 11/4/2012 by David C. Dugdale, III, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine. Also reviewed by A.D.A.M. Health Solutions, Ebix, Inc., Editorial Team: David Zieve, MD, MHA, David R. Eltz, and Stephanie Slon.

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