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lamina propria

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noun lamina pro·pria \-ˈprō-prē-ə\

Definition of lamina propria

plural laminae pro·pri·ae play \-prē-ˌē, -ˌī\

  1. :  a highly vascular layer of connective tissue under the basement membrane lining a layer of epithelium



Origin of lamina propria

New Latin, literally, proper lamina


First Known Use: 1937


Medical Dictionary

lamina propria

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noun lamina pro·pria \-ˈprō-prē-ə\

Medical Definition of lamina propria

plural laminae pro·pri·ae \-prē-ˌē, -ˌī\play

  1. :  a highly vascular layer of connective tissue under the basement membrane lining a layer of epithelium



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