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://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Basement_membrane http://orcid.org/0000-0002-6601-2165 ]

Synonyms: basement membrane of connective tissue membrana basalis

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Term information

curator notes

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.

has related synonym

basement membrane

id

UBERON:0005769

present in taxon

http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/NCBITaxon_80999