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Search Results for: specialized mucosa

Specialized mucosa

Definition noun The mucous membrane found in the regions of the taste buds on the dorsum of the... Read More

Alimentary canal

Definition of Alimentary canal What is the alimentary canal? The alimentary canal is a muscular hollow continuous tubular... Read More

Lining mucosa

Definition noun The non-keratinized stratified squamous epithelium that lines many parts of the oral... Read More

Masticatory mucosa

Definition noun The keratinized stratified squamous epithelium lining the dorsum of the tongue, the hard palate, and the... Read More

Stratified squamous epithelium

Definition noun, plural: stratified squamous epithelia A type of stratified epithelium in which the topmost layer is made up... Read More

Merkel disk receptor

Definition noun A single sensory nerve ending characterized by a terminal cuplike, expanded tip that is in contact with the... Read More

Merkels tactile disk

Definition noun A single sensory nerve ending characterized by a terminal cuplike, expanded tip that is in contact with the... Read More

Phosphorylation

Phosphorylation Definition We can define phosphorylation as a biochemical process in which a phosphate molecule is added to... Read More