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- (MYOO-kus...) The moist, inner lining of some organs and body cavities (such as the nose, mouth, lungs, and stomach). Glands in the mucous membrane make mucus (a thick, slippery fluid). Also called mucosa.
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- buccal mucosa, endometrial, endometrial hyperplasia, Endometrium, labial mucosa, mucosa, submucosa