Definition of basement membrane in English:
A thin, delicate membrane of protein fibers and glycosaminoglycans separating an epithelium from underlying tissue.
- Between the basal surface of epithelial cells and the underlying connective tissue is the basement membrane, which varies markedly from place to place and in certain disease states.
- In the normal cervix, TN formed a thin, delicate, continuous band within the basement membrane of the squamous epithelium.
- The cells of stratum basale constitute a single layer of columnar or cuboidal cells in contact with the basement membrane and connective tissue of the dermis.
Definition of basement membrane in:
- British & World English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in India
Most popular in Pakistan