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mx id: 4072 | OBO id: HAO:0000065 | URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/HAO_0000065
basal lamina synonyms: basement membrane
Defined (both definition and relationships must be met)
Definition:
acellular anatomical structure that consists of a thin sheet of fibrous proteins that underlie and support the cells of an epithelium. It separates the cells of an epithelium from any underlying tissue.
written by: Haendel, M. A., F. Neuhaus, D. Osumi-Sutherland, P. M. Mabee, J. L. V. Mejino, C. J. Mungall, and B. Smith. 2008. CARO - The Common Anatomy Reference Ontology. Pp. 311-333 in: Anatomy Ontologies for Bioinformatics: Principles and Practice; Burger, A, Davidson, D, Baldock, R (Eds.). Springer. 356 pp.

Relationships / properties:
The basal lamina is a acellular anatomical structure.

Label usage (sensu)
basal lamina by Haendel, M. A., F. Neuhaus, D. Osumi-Sutherland, P. M. Mabee, J. L. V. Mejino, C. J. Mungall, and B. Smith. 2008. CARO - The Common Anatomy Reference Ontology. Pp. 311-333 in: Anatomy Ontologies for Bioinformatics: Principles and Practice; Burger, A, Davidson, D, Baldock, R (Eds.). Springer. 356 pp.
basement membrane by Snodgrass, R. E. 1935. Principles of insect morphology. McGraw-Hill Book Co., Inc., New York & London 667 pp.
Comments and tags
xref added about 12 years ago by Matt Yoder
  Reference: None provided.
  Cross reference: CARO:0000065

alternative definition added about 11 years ago by Matthew Bertone
The inner noncellular membranous lining of any epithelial layer.
  Reference: Snodgrass, R. E. 1935. Principles of insect morphology. McGraw-Hill Book Co., Inc., New York & London 667 pp.
  Cross reference: None provided.


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