A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (anatomy)
a. mucous membrane
La vagina está revestida por una mucosa.The vagina is lined by a mucous membrane.
b. mucosa
A word or phrase that is only used by experts, professionals, or academics in a particular field (e.g. exposition).
La mucosa ayuda a que el revestimiento del estómago esté húmedo.The mucosa helps to keep the stomach lining moist.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. mucous membrane
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(membrana) mucous membrane; (secreción) mucus;
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