An acellular membrane that is part of the epithelium, lies adjacent to the epithelial cells, and is the fusion of the the basal lamina and the reticular lamina. [ http://orcid.org/0000-0002-6601-2165 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Basement_membrane ]

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Term information

curator note
  • this class represents a continuous sheet of basement membrane which can underlie multiple epithelial cells over large regions. In contrast, the GO class 'basal membrane' represents a portion of substance on the scale of a single cell.
definition
  • An acellular membrane that is part of the epithelium, lies adjacent to the epithelial cells, and is the fusion of the the basal lamina and the reticular lamina.
has exact synonym
  • basement membrane of connective tissue
  • membrana basalis
has related synonym
  • basement membrane
id
  • UBERON:0005769
present in taxon
  • http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/NCBITaxon_80999