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glossary:basement_membrane

Basement Membrane:

An amorphous extracellular layer, which is closely applied to the epithelium. It is composed of three layers; lamina lucida, lamina densa and lamina fibroreticularis, a matrix of Type IV collagen and several glycoproteins.

glossary/basement_membrane.txt · Last modified: 2012/10/16 14:40 (external edit)