basement membrane


a: basement membrane ~
b: lattice that carpet is built on


" The term basement membrane applies to the support structure on which membranous epithelial cells are bound. The basement membrane is like the lattice that carpet is built on. It is composed of glycoproteins and a meshwork of collagenous and reticular fibers derived from the underlying connective tissues."

Writer: Nicholas Joseph Jr. R.T.(R) B.S. M.S
Date: Dec 4 2015 3:36 PM

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