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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Subsets

pheno_slim, vertebrate_core

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 layer
  • lamina limitans anterior (cornea)
  • anterior elastic lamina
  • Bowman's anterior elastic lamina
  • anterior limiting lamina of cornea
  • lamina limitans anterior corneae
  • Bowman's membrane
  • anterior limiting lamina
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