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basement membrane

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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A thin, delicate layer of connective tissue underlying the epithelium of many organs. Also called basement lamina.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A thin sheet of fibrous cells that underlies the epithelium.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a delicate membrane composed of a single layer of flat cells, forming the substratum upon which, in many organs, the epithelioid cells are disposed.

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