basal layer


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strat·um ba·sa·'le

1. the outermost layer of the endometrium that undergoes only minimal changes during the menstrual cycle; Synonym(s): basal layer

basal layer

(1) Bruch’s membrane, basal complex (of choroid); complexus basalis (choroideae) [NA6]; basal lamina of choroid; lamina basalis choroideae [NA6].
(2) Basement membrane; membrana basalis [NH3]. 
(3) Endometrial basal layer; stratum basale endometriale [NH3].

stra·tum ba·sa·le

(strā'tŭm bā-sā'lē)
1. The outermost layer of the endometrium, which undergoes only minimal changes during the menstrual cycle.
Synonym(s): basal layer.

stra·tum ba·sa·le

(strā'tŭm bā-sā'lē)
1. The outermost layer of the endometrium that undergoes only minimal changes during the menstrual cycle;
Synonym(s): basal layer.
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Compact orthokeratosis, wedge-shaped hypergranulosis, irregular acanthosis, colloid bodies, flattened rete ridges, liquefactive degeneration of basal layer, and Max Joseph's space.
In sequence, the cells of the epidermis basal layer go through a dimorphism, changing from their original cubic form to a cylindrical one, when observing the production of the basal membrane.
Surface-zone (of basal layer) scales in ventral interciliary field reduced to terminal field (0 = a, 1 = p)
Another finding in our present study was that eIF6 was deficient in the basal layer of epidermis of proliferative phase and recurrence in regressive phase.
5 and 6) labeled cells were found in the basal layer of the epithelium as well as in the lepidotriquias escleroblastos.
(1) Staining should be present in the basal layer with extension upwards to involve at least one-third of the epithelial thickness.
The BCC is a common skin cancer that arises from the cells of the basal layer of the epithelium or from the external root sheath of the hair follicle.
WT1 expression was detected more in nuclei of cells, however few of the cells showed cytoplasmic expression.WT1 was found weak or absent in the basal layer and in the infiltrating nest of cells.
Histopathologic examination of hyperpigmented lesions has shown diffuse hypermelanosis of the entire epidermis with no melanin incontinence and a sparse perivascular lymphocytic infiltrate in the dermis in a previous study.4 Similar findings of increased basal layer pigmentation and lymphocytic infiltrate were noted in this study, but in addition melanophages were also seen in the dermis.
The cells superficial to the basal layer are polyhedral and often exhibit intracellular edema.
Melanoma is a type of skin cancer that develops in the pigment-producing melanocytes in the basal layer of the epidermis.
A histopathologic examination of the atrophic pigmented plaques showed thickening of the basal layer, increased melanin pigmentation, flattening of the dermal papillae, and mild perivascular lymphocytic infiltration (Fig.