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

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Term information

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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
definition
  • A transparent homogeneous acellular layer found between the substantia propria and the endothelial layer of the cornea[MP].
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]
has exact synonym
  • Descemet's posterior elastic lamina
  • Descemet membrane
  • lamina limitans posterior corneae
  • posterior limiting lamina of cornea
  • posterior limiting lamina
  • posterior limiting membrane
  • lamina limitans posterior
id
  • UBERON:0004367
see also
  • https://github.com/obophenotype/uberon/issues/15