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Basal lamina

Synonym(s)

  • basement lamina

Definition(s)

A thin sheet of proteoglycans and glycoproteins, especially laminin, secreted by cells as an extracellular matrix. Reference(s): ISBN:0198547684

Definition from: Gene Ontology via Unified Medical Language SystemThis link leads to a site outside Genetics Home Reference. at the National Library of Medicine

See also Understanding Medical Terminology.

 
Published: April 7, 2014