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 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.

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