lamina propria


lamina pro·pria

noun \-ˈprō-prē-ə\
plural laminae pro·pri·ae \-prē-ˌē, -ˌī\

Definition of LAMINA PROPRIA

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

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