basal lamina

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basal lamina

[′bā·səl ′lam·ə·nə]
(embryology)
The portion of the gray matter of the embryonic neural tube from which motor nerve roots develop.
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The glomerular basement membrane consists of three layers: lamina rarae interna, lamina densa, and lamina rarae externa (Takami, Naramoto, Shigematsu, & Ohno, 1991).