Anatomy Term: basal lamina
XAO ID: 0003163
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."
Stage Range: NF stage 10 to death
Component Anatomy Items:
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References: NCBO BioPortal, Ontology Lookup Service