Celiac disease is a disease of the digestive system in which the inside lining of the small intestine (mucosa) is damaged after eating wheat, rye, oats, or barley, resulting in interference with the absorption of nutrients from food.
Tropical sprue: This disorder unknown cause is characterized by malabsorption, multiple nutritional deficiencies, and abnormalities in the small bowel mucosa.
The U.S. Pharmacists' website cites several studies demonstrating tea tree oil's effectiveness again yeast and fungal infections of the skin and mucosa.
In provocation challenges, the skin, nasal and oral mucosa, and lining of the lungs and gastrointestinal tract are exposed to suspected allergens.
The innermost layer is the mucosa, a membrane that forms a continuous lining of the GI tract from the mouth to the anus.
The walls of the GI tract have four layers of tissue, called mucosa, submucosa, muscularis externa, and serosa.