A transparent homogeneous acellular layer, 6 to 9 um thick, lying between the basal lamina of the outer layer of stratified epithelium and the substantia propria of the cornea; it is considered to be a basement membrane. [ ncithesaurus:Bowman_s_Membrane ]

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Term information

Subsets

pheno_slim, vertebrate_core

latin term
lamina limitans anterior corneae [ FMA:TA FMA:58273 ]

definition

A transparent homogeneous acellular layer, 6 to 9 um thick, lying between the basal lamina of the outer layer of stratified epithelium and the substantia propria of the cornea; it is considered to be a basement membrane.

external definition

Acellular anatomical structure that is the zone of collagen fibers adjacent the basement membrane of the corneal epithelium.[TAO]

has exact synonym

Bowman's membrane

anterior elastic lamina

anterior limiting lamina of cornea

Bowman's anterior elastic lamina

lamina limitans anterior (cornea)

lamina limitans anterior corneae

anterior limiting lamina

Bowman's layer

has related synonym

anterior limiting membrane

Reichert's membrane

id

UBERON:0004370

taxon notes

Compared to terrestial animals, the cornea of zebrafish is relatively flat. It consists of nonpigmented, stratified squamous nonkeratinizing epithelial cells, attached to a thick basement membrane that is considered to be analogous to the Bowman's membrane in mammals