lamina propria

noun lamina pro·pria \ -ˈprō-prē-ə \

Definition of lamina propria

plural laminae propriae play \-ˈprō-prē-ˌē, -ˌī\
: a highly vascular layer of connective tissue under the basement membrane lining a layer of epithelium

Origin and Etymology of lamina propria

New Latin, literally, proper lamina


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lamina propria

noun lamina pro·pria \ -ˈprō-prē-ə \

medical Definition of lamina propria

plural laminae propriae play \-prē-ˌē, -ˌī\
: a highly vascular layer of connective tissue under the basement membrane lining a layer of epithelium

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