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  1. Basement Membrane

    A darkly stained mat-like EXTRACELLULAR MATRIX (ECM) that separates cell layers, such as EPITHELIUM from ENDOTHELIUM or a layer of CONNECTIVE TISSUE. The ECM layer that supports an overlying EPITHELIUM or ENDOTHELIUM is called basal lamina. Basement membrane (BM) can be formed by the fusion of either two adjacent basal laminae or a basal lamina with an adjacent reticular lamina of connective tissue. BM, composed mainly of TYPE IV COLLAGEN; glycoprotein LAMININ; and PROTEOGLYCAN, provides barriers as well as channels between interacting cell layers.

Entomology

  1. Basement membrane

    that thin layer of tissue upon which the epithelium rests.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of basement membrane in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of basement membrane in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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