A thin extracellular layer that sometimes lies below the basal lamina, is composed chiefly of collagenous fibers, and serves to anchor the basal lamina to underlying connective tissue. [ http://mw1.merriam-webster.com/medical/reticular%20lamina ]

Synonyms: lamina fibroreticularis fibroreticular lamina

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Term information



latin term
lamina fibroreticularis [ FMA:62924 ]


See https://github.com/obophenotype/uberon/issues/1436

curator notes

this class represents a continuous sheet of reticular lamina which can underlie multiple epithelial cells over large regions. In contrast, the GO class 'lamina reticularis' represents a portion of substance on the scale of a single cell.

has related synonym

reticular membrane

lamina reticularis

reticular lamina