bilayer
noun Date: 1963 a film or membrane with two molecular layers <
a bilayer of phospholipid molecules
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bilayer adjective

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  • bilayer — /buy lay euhr/, n. Biochem. a structure composed of two molecular layers, esp. of phospholipids in cellular membranes. [1960 65; BI 1 + LAYER] * * * …   Universalium

  • bilayer — noun Any structure consisting of two layers of molecules …   Wiktionary

  • bilayer — noun Biochemistry a film two molecules thick, especially one formed by lipid molecules with their hydrophilic ends directed outwards …   English new terms dictionary

  • bilayer — bi·layer …   English syllables

  • bilayer — bi•lay•er [[t]ˈbaɪˌleɪ ər[/t]] n. biochem. a structure composed of two molecular layers, esp. of phospholipids in cellular membranes • Etymology: 1960–65 …   From formal English to slang

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