reticular lamina

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The layer of fibrillar extracellular matrix immediately below the basal lamina of epithelial cells. The reticular lamina contains collagen and elastin and is secreted by connective tissue fibroblasts. The reticular lamina and the basal lamina together constitute the so-called ‘basement membrane’ (a term better avoided).

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