Term: median fin fold epidermal basal stratum
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Name: median fin fold
Synonyms: median fin
Definition: Surface structure that will develop into one of the median fins. Extends from dorsal surface of fish, caudal to the 8th somite, to the ventral surface ending at the caudal side of the vent.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0000040]
Name: epidermal basal stratum
Synonyms: basal epidermal layer
Definition: Lower layer of the epidermis. Composed of a single layer of cells. The major function of the basal stratum is to keep the epidermis attached to the underlying dermis by means of (hemidesmosomes attached to the basement membrane.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0001180]