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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
adventitia +  
arachnoid barrier layer 
blood vessel layer +  
blood vessel layer of choroid +  
capillary layer of choroid 
dermal layer of tongue 
dermis +  
fibrous membrane of synovial tendon sheath 
Haller's layer 
heart layer +  
hepatic cord +  
hypodermis +  
integumentary system layer +  
intestinal villus +  
lamina of omasum 
lamina propria +  
layer of dura mater +  
layer of muscle tissue 
layer of sclera +  
membranous layer +  
mucosa +  
A lining of mostly endodermal origin, covered in epithelium, which is involved in absorption and secretion. They line various body cavities that are exposed to the external environment and internal organs. It is at several places continuous with skin: at the nostrils, the lips, the ears, the genital area, and the anus. The sticky, thick fluid secreted by the mucous membranes and gland is termed mucus. The term mucous membrane refers to where they are found in the body and not every mucous membrane secretes mucus[WP]
muscular coat +  
myometrium +  
parietal pleura +  
parietal serous membrane +  
photoreceptor array +  
Sattler's layer 
scleral lamina cribrosa 
stomach smooth muscle inner oblique layer 
submucosa +  
subserosa +  
suprachoroid lamina 
tela choroidea +  
tendon sheath +  
tunica fibrosa of eyeball +  
tunica intima +  
uvea +  
ventricle of nervous system +  
visceral serous membrane +  

Exact Synonyms: mucosa of organ ;   mucosa of organ part ;   mucosal region ;   mucous membrane ;   organ mucosa
Related Synonyms: region of mucosa ;   tunica mucosa
Xrefs: AEO:0000199 ;   BTO:0000886 ;   CALOHA:TS-2031 ;   EHDAA2_RETIRED:0003234 ;   EV:0100382 ;   FMA:85355 ;   FMA:85358 ;   GAID:297 ;   MESH:D009092 ;   NCIT:C13166 ;   OpenCyc:Mx4rvmKNOpwpEbGdrcN5Y29ycA ;   SCTID:361693009 ;   UMLS:C0026724 ;   Wikipedia:Mucous_membrane ;   galen:Mucosa
Definition Sources: Wikipedia:Mucous_membrane

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