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La nariz I

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 12/8/2012
Word: Mucosa
(mu-CO-sa) Sustantivo femenino
English: Mucus
Etymology: (Del lat. muccōsus).
Meaning: Anat. Membrana que tapiza cavidades del cuerpo comunicadas con el exterior y está provista de numerosas glándulas unicelulares que segregan moco.
Topic:La nariz I

La biopsia de la mucosa nasal generalmente se hace cuando se observa un tejido anormal durante el examen de la nariz.