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respiratory mucosa

Definition:
The mucous membrane lining the respiratory tract, including the nasal cavity; the larynx; the trachea; and the bronchi tree. The respiratory mucosa consists of various types of epithelial cells ranging from ciliated columnar to simple squamous, mucous goblet cells, and glands containing both mucous and serous cells.
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  • respiratory epithelium
URI:
https://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/202662
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