lamina propria

noun
lamina pro·pria | \-ˈprō-prē-ə \
plural laminae propriae\-ˈprō-prē-ˌē, -ˌī \

Definition of lamina propria 

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

First Known Use of lamina propria

1937, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for lamina propria

New Latin, literally, proper lamina

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lamina propria

noun
lamina pro·pria | \-ˈprō-prē-ə \
plural laminae propriae\-prē-ˌē, -ˌī \

Medical Definition of lamina propria 

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

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