Mucosa

Mucous membrane

Mucosa is moist tissue that lines certain parts of the inside of your body. It is in your:

  • Nose
  • Mouth
  • Lungs
  • Urinary and digestive tracts

Glands in this tissue release a thick fluid called mucus.

Nasal mucosa

The mucosa, or mucous membrane, is a type of tissue that lines the nasal cavity. Mucous membranes are usually moist tissues that are bathed by secretions such as in the nose.