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  Erogenous Tissue Loss after Circumcision
The mucosa between the cut-skin edge and corona of glans was stretched and flattened and contrasted sharply with the lax mucosa normally seen at this location (Fig.
Transilluminated mucosa indicating the intense vascularity and prominence of the ridges of the `ridged band'.
Preputial mucosa also lacks the dense collagenous zone seen in most areas of true (skin) dermis and, again unlike true skin of the penile shaft and outer surface of the prepuce, the mucosal surface of the prepuce is completely free of lanugo hair follicles, sweat and sebaceous glands.
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Mucosa is moist tissue that lines particular organs and body cavities throughout the body, including your nose, mouth, lungs, and gastrointestinal tract.
Glands along the mucosa secrete mucus (a thick fluid).
The information provided herein should not be used during any medical emergency or for the diagnosis or treatment of any medical condition.
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Histological examination revealed that the colonic free mucosa survived inside the urethral lumen of the 10 experimental dogs.
The plicae surface and unilaminar cylindric epithelium of the colonic mucosa was not observed, and metaplastic transitional epithelium covered a large proportion of the urethral mucosa in dogs sacrificed 12 weeks after the operation.
Colonic mucosa graft urethral substitution is a feasible procedure for the treatment of complex urethral stricture of a long segment.
www.doaj.org /doaj?func=abstract&id=91354&recNo=43&toc=1   (443 words)

Age-related decline of lymphoid-tissue components in the oral mucosa of the lip, cheek and soft palate of Macaca fascicularis.
Differentiation and aging of the intestinal mucosa of the rat.
Quantitation of gastrin and somatostatin cell populations in the antral mucosa of the rat.
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 Argyria of nasal mucosa secondary to occupational silver exposure Australian Journal of Oto-Laryngology - Find Articles
Objectives: The aim of this paper is to present a rare cause of nasal mucosa pigmentation from silver exposure and the management of the condition.
The deposition of silver in the eyes is known as argyrosis.1,2 This report includes a case of argyria of the nasal mucosa as a result of the silver exposure from the photographic film industry with the details of the management.
Examination of the nasal cavities resembled a bluish-fl discoloration of the nasal septal mucosa, the head of the middle and the inferior turbinates.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_qa3868/is_200305/ai_n9281267   (788 words)

 Induction of Angiogenesis by Hyperplastic Colonic Mucosa Adjacent to Colon Cancer -- Kuniyasu et al. 157 (5): 1523 -- ...
mucosa of the ascending colon in mouse specimens or of nonpathological
in the tumor lesions, adjacent mucosa, and distant mucosa of 74
The distant mucosa is from the descending colon.
ajp.amjpathol.org /cgi/content/full/157/5/1523   (6324 words)

 CiteULike: In vitro recordings of afferent fibres with receptive fields in the serosa, muscle and mucosa of rat colon.   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Fibres with endings in the colonic mucosa are described, along with those in muscle and serosa, and their responses to a range of mechanical and chemical luminal stimuli.
Mechanical stimuli were applied to the tissue, which included stretch, blunt probing of the mucosa and stroking of the mucosa with von Frey hairs (10-1000 mg).
This is the first characterization of colonic afferent fibres using an in vitro method and the first documentation of afferent fibres with their endings in the mucosa of the colon.
www.citeulike.org /user/jcohenadad/article/888140   (660 words)

 BioMed Central | Full text | The inflammatory and normal transcriptome of mouse bladder detrusor and mucosa
Moreover, during inflammation, PAR expression was up-regulated in the mucosa contrasting with its down-regulation in the detrusor muscle [12].
TFs and downstream transcripts specifically expressed in bladder mucosa during inflammation were compared to control mucosa (Figure 3) or to the inflamed detrusor (Figure 4).
In the inflamed mucosa, LXR preferentially activates zfp364 and tmprrs2 whereas in the inflamed detrusor LXR was found as a co-modulator of actg2.
www.biomedcentral.com /1472-6793/6/1   (7730 words)

 BioMatrix Support Mucosa - Healing the gut, intestinal barrier
The mucosal barrier—your first-line immune defense—refers to all of the mucous membranes that comprise the primary interface between the external environment and the internal environment of the body.
Support Mucosa is specifically formulated to accelerate repair of the mucosal barrier of the gut wall, restoring healthy form and function to damaged tissue.
As a result, substances such as allergens and parasites cannot readily bind to the mucosa, toxins are oxidized, and free radicals are eliminated.
www.biomatrixone.com /support_mucosa.html   (1753 words)

 LLU Medicine: Anatomy: Oral Histology - Questions 73-79
In the oral cavity and continuing through the esophagus the epithelium is stratified squamous non-keratinized except where the mucosa is tightly adherent to underlying bone (the masticatory mucosa).
In the central part of the pharynx the mucosa is tightly adherent to the underlying sheet of elastic tissue and skeletal muscle.
The epithelium associated with respiratory mucosa is pseudostratified ciliated columnar with goblet cells.
www.llu.edu /llu/medicine/anatomy/glossary/ans73_79.html   (730 words)

 Buccal Mucosa as a Route for Systemic Drug Delivery
The mucosae of the soft palate, the sublingual, and the buccal regions, however, are not keratinized (18).
The oral mucosae in general is a somewhat leaky epithelia intermediate between that of the epidermis and intestinal mucosa.
Buccal mucosa with underlying connective tissue is surgically removed from the oral cavity, the connective tissue is then carefully removed and the buccal mucosal membrane is isolated.
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 Cardiovascular and Defense
The parietal cells are fried-egg shaped, the chief cells have obvious granules and the ones that are left are the mucous neck cells, with pale staining cytoplasm.
The mucosa is on the outside and the serosa is on the inside.
The typical structure of the rectum is a mucosa of straight, "test-tube" shaped glands with many goblet cells.
www.fsu.edu /~histo/nin~1.htm   (4508 words)

The oral mucosa is composed of both stratified and non-stratified epithelial cells which form a continuously renewing, protective 100 um layer in the mouth.
The surface of the mucosa is covered by salivary carbohydrates, lipids and proteins, and interacts directly with the oral environment, containing bacteria, fungi, viruses, food, tobacco products, alcohol etc. In addition, the mucosa produces or is bathed by cytokines, chemokines, antibodies and innate host factors in saliva.
Research on identifying protective or susceptibility factors in the oral mucosa in persons exposed to HIV would be greatly facilitated by the availability of high quality, standardized, and reproducible in vitro models of the mucosal tissue.
grants.nih.gov /grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-DE-05-002.html   (3987 words)

 Enhanced Intracellular Calcium Promotes Metabolic and Secretory Disturbances in Rat Gastric Mucosa during ...
incubating gastric mucosa minces in the presence of 1 mmol/l
Pieces of gastric mucosa freshly isolated were immediately placed in a cooled solution of 2.5% glutaraldehyde in 100 mM of phosphate buffer, pH 7.4, and processed for transmission electron microscopy.
Release of intracellular Ca and elevation of inositol triphosphate by secretagogues in parietal and chief cells isolated from rabbit gastric mucosa.
www.ebmonline.org /cgi/content/full/228/3/315   (4974 words)

The oral mucosa differs from other mucosal surfaces in that it is generally thicker, composed of both keratinizing and non-keratinizing stratified squamous epithelial cells, and bathed in saliva.
Yet how the oral mucosa resists HIV infection while serving as a portal for many other types of viruses such as Epstein-Barr virus or human papillomavirus is undetermined and requires further research Thus far, only a few studies suggest that oral epithelial cells may be infected with and harbor HIV.
Emphasis must be placed on defining the potential barrier function of the oral mucosa, identifying properties of this mucosal surface that differ from those of the vagina and rectum, and determine if differences in mucosal properties are related to enhanced or diminished infection by HIV.
grants.nih.gov /grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-DE-04-002.html   (2914 words)

 THE OLFACTORY MUCOSA   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Olfactory Mucosa Olfactory mucosa lines the roof of the nasal cavity and superior conchae (= turbinates) and is structurally modified to detect odor-producing chemicals (= odorants).
In the epithelium of the olfactory mucosa, are millions of specialized nerve cells called olfactory receptors.
Receptor axons carry the impulses through the holes in the cribiform plate to the olfactory bulbs at the base of the brain.
www.getbodysmart.com /ap/respiratorysystem/nose/olfactorymucosa/tutorial.html   (166 words)

 The mucosa role.
This is because a large number of pathogenic agents are able to use the mucosa as an entry way.
It is the one that protects the pig mucosa from the attack of pathogenic agents, both in the primary and secondary response
Another example of the importance of this immunoglobulin in the defense mechanisms of the porcine species is the fact that 85% of immunoglobulin containing cells of the pig intestine lamina propria have IgA.
www.sanidadanimal.info /cursos/inmun/tercero3.htm   (916 words)

 mucosa - OneLook Dictionary Search
Mucosa : MEDLINE plus Illustrated Medical Encyclopedia [home, info]
Phrases that include mucosa: gastric mucosa, olfactory mucosa, oral mucosa, alveolar mucosa, giant hypertrophy of gastric mucosa, more...
Words similar to mucosa: mucosae, mucosal, mucous membrane, more...
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 World Journal of Surgical Oncology | Full text | Tactile-like corpuscles in gastric mucosa: a case report
Examination of hematoxylin and eosin stained sections reveal tactile corpuscle-like structures in the mucosa adjacent to the main tumor mass.
Tactile corpuscle-like structures, also called tactoid bodies, wagner-meissner-like corpuscles, pacinian corpuscles-like structures and pseudomeissnerian corpuscles are exclusively found in peripheral nerve sheath tumors such as schwannoma, neurofibroma [1-6] and neuroid intradermal melanocytic nevi [7].
On histopathology the tumor was diagnosed as poorly differentiated adenocarcinoma.
www.wjso.com /content/4/1/39   (1316 words)

 Nuclear Medicine Imaging of the Gastrointestinal System - Ectopic Gastric Mucosa
A Meckel's diverticulum is a pathologic sacculation of the ileum, usually about 2 to 6 cm in length, derived from the persistence of the omphalomesenteric (embryonic vitelline) duct at the point where it joined the ileum, about 50 to 100 cm from the ileocecal valve.
Most Meckel's diverticula are lined with ileal mucosa, but a little less than half are lined with an ectopic mucosa.
The nuclear medicine procedure to detect the presence of a Meckel's diverticulum that contains functioning gastric mucosa is based upon the observation that Tc-99m pertechnetate is concentrated and secreted by the mucus secretory cells of gastric mucosa, both normal and ectopic.
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The mucous membranes (or mucosae; singular: mucosa) are linings of mostly endodermal
The olfactory mucosa is an organ made up of the olfactory epithelium and the
Mucosa is moist tissue that lines some organs and body cavities throughout the
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 News & Headlines: Hepatitis C Replicates In Oral Mucosa
They suspect the virus may play a role in development of oral lesions in infected patients, but how it does this, if it does, is still not clear.
All had HCV RNA in serum (nine were genotype 1b and two 2a/2c), and seven had circulating cryoglobulins.
"Total mucosa RNA was extracted and analyzed for presence and titer of HCV RNA of both strands (genomic and negative strand).
www.otohns.net /?id=7164   (349 words)

 What Does The Ridged Mucosa Do?
The ridged mucosa is a highly vascular zone of specialized sensory tissue containing a dense concentration of specialized erotogenic nerve receptors.
The unfolding and refolding of the ridged mucosa over the glans allows all the erotogenic nerve endings to be stimulated, increasing sexual pleasure.
The last segment of the internal foreskin is the smooth mucosa, which extends from the last ridge of the ridged mucosa to the point of attachment at the coronal sulcus.
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 mucosa Information from Drugs.com
A mucous tissue lining various tubular structures consisting of epithelium, lamina propria, and, in the digestive tract, a layer of smooth muscle (muscularis mucosae).
Synonym(s): tunica mucosa TA, mucous membranes, membrana mucosa, mucosal tunics, mucous tunics
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 Proteomic Analysis Reveals Field-Wide Changes in Protein Expression in the Morphologically Normal Mucosa of Patients ...
Proteomic Analysis Reveals Field-Wide Changes in Protein Expression in the Morphologically Normal Mucosa of Patients with Colorectal Neoplasia -- Polley et al.
8, were overexpressed in apparently normal mucosa from polyp
and cancer patients compared with mucosa from healthy subjects.
cancerres.aacrjournals.org /cgi/content/abstract/66/13/6553   (338 words)

 Medical Dictionary: Intestinal mucosa - WrongDiagnosis.com
Intestinal mucosa : innermost membrane of the four coats of the intestinal wall.
Intestinal mucosa : The innermost membrane of the four coats of the intestinal wall, the other three being the submucosa, muscular layers, and serosa.
The following list attempts to classify Intestinal mucosa into categories where each line is subset of the next.
www.wrongdiagnosis.com /medical/intestinal_mucosa.htm   (259 words)

 Amazon.com: mucosa   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Intestinal Mucosa and its Diseases - Pathophysiology and Clinics (Falk Symposium) by W. Domschke, R. Stoll, T.A. Brasitus, and M.F. Kagnoff (Hardcover - Jul 31, 1999)
Hay fever: Its treatment and cure by desensitization of the nasal mucosa by William M Hillegas (Unknown Binding - 1916)
Tumors of the oral mucosa and jaws in infants and children by Robert O Greer (Unknown Binding - 1980)
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 Lifespan's A - Z Health Information Library - Mucosa
Lifespan's A - Z Health Information Library - Mucosa
Mucosa is moist tissue that lines some organs and body cavities throughout the body, including your nose, mouth, lungs, and digestive tract.
Reviewed By: Daniel R Alexander, MD, Department of Internal Medicine, St. Mary's Hospital, Leonardtown, MD. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network.
www.lifespan.org /adam/healthillustratedencyclopedia/1/002264.html   (146 words)

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