A transparent homogeneous acellular layer found between the substantia propria and the endothelial layer of the cornea[MP]. [ MP:0004285 https://github.com/obophenotype/uberon/issues/15 ]

Synonyms: posterior limiting membrane lamina limitans posterior lamina limitans posterior corneae posterior limiting lamina Descemet's posterior elastic lamina Descemet membrane posterior limiting lamina of cornea

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Term information

Subsets

pheno_slim, vertebrate_core

latin term
lamina limitans posterior corneae [ FMA:58309 FMA:TA ]

comment

The strong, resistant, thin, noncellular fourth layer of the cornea, located between the endothelium (from which it is secreted) and the stroma. (Cline et al., Dictionary of Visual Science, 4th ed)

contributor

https://github.com/gkoutos

https://github.com/cmungall

external definition

Acellular anatomical structure composed of collagen, Descemet's membrane is secreted as a basement membrane of the corneal endothelium. Located between the stroma and the corneal endothelium, it is approximately 0.15 micrometer thick at 6 months post-fertilization.[ZFIN]

id

UBERON:0004367

see also

https://github.com/obophenotype/uberon/issues/15