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Medical Term:

glassy membrane



  1. the basement membrane present between the stratum granulosum and the theca interna of a vesicular ovarian follicle; it becomes very prominent in large atretic follicles;
  2. the basement membrane and associated connective tissue of the hair follicle.

Synonym(s): hyaline membrane2

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