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Term: epidermal basal stratum cell-cell junction
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: cell-cell junction
Synonyms: intercellular junction
Definition: A cell junction that forms a connection between two or more cells in a multicellular organism; excludes direct cytoplasmic junctions such as ring canals.
Ontology: GO: Cellular Component [GO:0005911]   QuickGO   AmiGO