mucosa of bronchi

mucosa of bronchi
tunica mucosa bronchiorum.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • Mucosa — Having to do with a mucous membrane. For example, the oral mucosa. * * * A mucous tissue lining various tubular structures, consisting of epithelium, lamina, propria, and, in the digestive tract, a layer of smooth muscle (muscularis mucosae). SYN …   Medical dictionary

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  • tela submucosa bronchi — [TA] that underlying the mucosa of a bronchus …   Medical dictionary

  •     tunica mucosa bronchiorum — [TA] that lining the bronchi …   Medical dictionary

  • tunica — SYN: tunic. [L. a coat] t. adventitia SYN: adventitia. t. albuginea a dense white collagenous tunic surrounding a structure. t. albuginea of corpora cavernosa [TA] a strong …   Medical dictionary

  • membrane — 1. A thin sheet or layer of pliable tissue, serving as a covering or envelope of a part, as the lining of a cavity, as a partition or septum, or to connect two structures. SYN: membrana [TA]. 2. SYN: biomembrane. [L. membrana, a skin or m …   Medical dictionary

  • bronchite — bron·chì·te s.f. AD infiammazione acuta o cronica della mucosa dei bronchi, associata a febbre, tosse e secrezioni di muco o pus: avere la bronchite; bronchite acuta, cronica {{line}} {{/line}} DATA: 1829. ETIMO: der. di 1bronco con 1 ite, cfr.… …   Dizionario italiano

  • respiration, human — ▪ physiology Introduction       the process by which oxygen is taken up and carbon dioxide discharged. The design of the respiratory system  The human gas exchanging organ, the lung, is located in the thorax, where its delicate tissues are… …   Universalium

  • layer — A sheet of one substance lying on another and distinguished from it by a difference in texture or color or by not being continuous with it. SEE ALSO: stratum, lamina. SYN: panniculus. ameloblastic l. the internal l. of the enamel organ. SYN: enam …   Medical dictionary

  • respiratory disease — ▪ human disease Introduction  any of the diseases and disorders that affect human respiration (respiration, human).  Diseases of the respiratory system may affect any of the structures and organs that have to do with breathing, including the… …   Universalium

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