muscularis


muscularis
- m. mucosae the thin layer of smooth muscle found in most parts of the digestive tube located outside the lamina propria mucosae and adjacent to the tela submucosa. SYN: lamina m. mucosae, muscular layer of mucosa.

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mus·cu·la·ris .məs-kyə-'lar-əs n
1) the smooth muscular layer of the wall of various more or less contractile organs (as the bladder)
2) the thin layer of smooth muscle that forms part of a mucous membrane (as in the esophagus)

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n.
a muscular layer of the wall of a hollow organ (such as the stomach) or a tubular structure (such as the intestine or the ureter). The muscularis mucosae is the muscular layer of a mucous membrane complex, especially that of the stomach or intestine.

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mus·cu·la·ris (mus″ku-larґis) [L.] 1. muscular. 2. pertaining to a muscular layer or coat; see tunica muscularis and lamina muscularis mucosae.

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