reticular lamina of epitheliumGo to external page http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/UBERON_0001967
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
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.