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Term: epidermal basal stratum nucleus
Note: This page represents a term created by the combination ("post-composition") of two ontology terms. For more information on the individual terms, click the hyperlinked name.
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]
Name: nucleus
Synonyms: cell nucleus, horsetail nucleus
Definition: A membrane-bounded organelle of eukaryotic cells in which chromosomes are housed and replicated. In most cells, the nucleus contains all of the cell's chromosomes except the organellar chromosomes, and is the site of RNA synthesis and processing. In some species, or in specialized cell types, RNA metabolism or DNA replication may be absent.
Ontology: GO: Cellular Component [GO:0005634]   QuickGO   AmiGO