cell membrane

cell membrane
noun Date: 1852 a membrane of a cell; especially plasma membrane

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  • cell membrane — n 1) a membrane of a cell esp PLASMA MEMBRANE 2) CELL WALL * * * plasma m …   Medical dictionary

  • cell membrane — n. a membrane surrounding a cell or cell part; esp., PLASMA MEMBRANE …   English World dictionary

  • cell membrane — cell membrane. См. плазмалемма. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • Cell membrane — Illustration of a Eukaryotic cell membrane The cell membrane or plasma membrane is a biological mem …   Wikipedia

  • cell membrane — noun a thin membrane (a double layer of lipids) enclosing the cytoplasm of a cell; proteins in the membrane control passage of ions (like sodium or potassium or calcium) in and out of the cell all cells have a cell membrane • Syn: ↑cytomembrane,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • cell membrane — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms cell membrane : singular cell membrane plural cell membranes biology the thin outer layer that surrounds a cell and controls which substances go in and out of the cell …   English dictionary

  • cell membrane — cell′ mem brane n. cbl the semipermeable membrane enclosing the cytoplasm of a cell • Etymology: 1865–70 …   From formal English to slang

  • cell membrane — noun The semipermeable membrane that surrounds the cytoplasm of a cell. Syn: plasma membrane …   Wiktionary

  • cell membrane — Biol. the semipermeable membrane enclosing the cytoplasm of a cell. [1865 70] * * * …   Universalium

  • cell membrane — see plasma membrane …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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