Term: pronephric tubule basement membrane
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Name: pronephric tubule
Synonyms: ciliated neck segment
Definition: Bilaterally paired tubes connecting the pronephric glomeruli to the pronephric ducts. In zebrafish and other teleosts, the pronephric nephron and tubules form after the pronephric duct, connecting to the anterior-most tip of the pronephric ducts.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0001558]
Name: basement membrane
Synonyms: basal lamina, basement lamina, lamina densa
Definition: A collagen-containing extracellular matrix consisting of a thin layer of dense material found in various animal tissues interposed between the cells and the adjacent connective tissue. It consists of the basal lamina plus an associated layer of reticulin fibers.
Ontology: GO: Cellular Component [GO:0005604]   QuickGO   AmiGO