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Synonyms for mucosa

mucus-secreting membrane lining all body cavities or passages that communicate with the exterior

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In our study, most common anatomical sites were buccal mucosa 60.
Oral cavity was examined after retracting the tongue left side and tear in buccal mucosa was identified which had direct communication with the swelling.
Trismus, interincisal distance of 15 to 25 mm, buccal mucosa appears pale, firmly attached to underlying tissues, atrophy of vermilion border, vertical fibrous bands palpable at the soft palate, pterygomandibular raphe and anterior faucial pillars.
The histology and immunohistochemistry of free buccal mucosa and full-skin grafts after exposure to urine," BJU International, vol.
Fibroblasts are usually isolated by oral mucosal biopsy and keratinocytes can be obtained from different sites of the oral cavity, such as the hard palate (15), gingiva (16), or buccal mucosa (17).
The patient first noticed the lesions on the palms and soles followed by involvement of the oral cavity in form of multiple haemorrhagic crusting ulcerations involving lips and buccal mucosa.
There is a grayish white membrane on the buccal mucosa bilaterally, and bilateral conjunctival injection.
However, the density of the alveolar mucosa and the soft tissues surrounding it, such as tongue and buccal mucosa, is so similar that the boundaries between them are difficult to distinguish.
Older lesions include vertical and circular palpable fibrous bands in the buccal mucosa and around the mouth opening or lips, resulting in a mottled, marble like appearance of the mucosa because of the vertical, thick, fibrous bands running in a blanching mucosa.
Unique and multiple minor aphthous ulcers affect only the non-keratinized oral lining mucosa- buccal mucosa
Pig buccal mucosa was obtained from local slaughter house and stored in simulated saliva fluid of pH 6.
Most oral cancers begin in the tongue and buccal mucosa.
1A) and small white spots on the buccal mucosa that resembled grains of salt and had a reddish background (Fig.