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cell wall

noun

Definition of cell wall

  1. :  the usually rigid nonliving permeable wall that surrounds the plasma membrane and encloses and supports the cells of most plants, bacteria, fungi, and algae — see cell illustration



Circa 1849

First Known Use of cell wall

circa 1849


CELL WALL Defined for Kids

cell wall

noun

Definition of cell wall for Students

  1. :  the firm outer nonliving layer that surrounds the cell membrane and encloses and supports the cells of most plants, bacteria, and fungi




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cell wall

noun

Medical Definition of cell wall

  1. :  the usually rigid nonliving permeable wall that surrounds the plasma membrane and encloses and supports the cells of most plants, bacteria, fungi, and algae



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