ion channel


ion channel

noun

Definition of ION CHANNEL

:  a cell membrane channel that is selectively permeable to certain ions (as of calcium or sodium)

First Known Use of ION CHANNEL

1985

ion channel

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ION CHANNEL

: a cell membrane channel that is selectively permeable to certain ions (as of calcium or sodium)

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