- anchoring fibril
- a Type VII collagen fibril having a central cross-banded region and a fanlike group of filaments at each end that attach the dermis to the basement membrane by interweaving with collagen fibers in the dermis and lamina densa; these also occur in the gingiva, where they attach the epithelium to the lamina propria.
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