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Intestinal mucosa

Definition
noun
The lining of the intestines, thus the mucous membrane facing the intestinal lumen
Supplement
The intestinal mucosa is comprised of three layers:

  • epithelium
  • lamina propria
  • lamina muscularis mucosae

See also:

  • submucosa
  • muscular layer
  • serosa


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