mucous membrane

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Synonyms for mucous membrane

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

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Activity of all above-mentioned enzymes was calculated per 1 g of wet mass of the mucosal membrane and was expressed as [micro] mol/hour of hydrolysis products formation.
One of the body's first lines of defense against invading pathogens that make us sick lies in our belly, in the mucosal membrane of the digestive tract (as well as the nasal passages and lungs).
Via the intranasal, ocular and other mucosal membrane administration routes, these agents help deliver potent peptide, protein, and large molecule drugs that currently can be delivered only by injection.
1) The mucosal membrane which acts as a protective barrier between our bloodstream and allergens, is daily brought into contact with innumerable food and microbial structures.
One specimen of the mucosal membrane was fixed in 10% buffered formalin, dehydrated in ethanol, cut into 4-mm sections, and stained with hematoxylin and eosin.
Earlier work on two-phase tablet for insulin delivery reported low bioavailability of insulin, which warrants further elaborate investigations on the use of oral mucosal membrane for insulin delivery (9).
It uses a mild electric current to aid transport of an anesthetic agent across a mucosal membrane for better local penetration.
Factors such as the increasing adoption of HSI technologies in ophthalmology, surface tissue, and mucosal membrane analysis, gastrointestinal tract, and vascular systems are driving the growth of this market.
DISCUSSION: Congenital obstruction of the distal end of the naso lacrimal duct is caused by thin persistent mucosal membrane (Hasner membrane).
Avian pox is an enveloped double-stranded DNA virus that is mechanically transmitted via arthropod vectors or mucosal membrane contact with infectious particles or birds.
compile 16 articles on topical applications for the mucosal membrane.
The Company's liquid metformin formulation, which is the subject matter of the provisional patent application, is designed to facilitate the absorption of the metformin by the oral mucosal membrane in the mouth.
The mucosal membrane lining your intestinal tract is home to good bacteria which stop harmful germs invading through the intestinal wall.