Acellular anatomical structure that consists of a thin sheet of fibrous proteins that underlie and support the cells of an epithelium. It separates the cells of an epithelium from any underlying tissue. [ http://orcid.org/0000-0001-9114-8737 ]

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Term information

database cross reference
Subsets

uberon_slim, vertebrate_core

curator note
  • this class represents a continuous sheet of basal lamina which can underlie multiple epithelial cells over large regions. In contrast, the GO class 'basal lamina' represents a portion of substance on the scale of a single cell.
definition
  • Acellular anatomical structure that consists of a thin sheet of fibrous proteins that underlie and support the cells of an epithelium. It separates the cells of an epithelium from any underlying tissue.
depicted by
  • https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/6/65/Basal_lamina.jpg
has exact synonym
  • basal lamina of connective tissue
has related synonym
  • basal lamina
  • lamina basalis
  • basal laminae
homology notes
  • A basal lamina is certainly present in Bilateria and was evaluated as an autapomorphy of this taxon.[well established][VHOG]
id
  • UBERON:0000482