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plasma membrane

noun

Definition of plasma membrane

  1. :  a semipermeable limiting layer of cell protoplasm —called also cell membrane — see cell illustration



1893

First Known Use of plasma membrane

1893


Medical Dictionary

plasma membrane

noun

Medical Definition of plasma membrane

  1. :  a semipermeable limiting layer of cell protoplasm consisting of a fluid phospholipid bilayer with intercalated proteins—called also cell membrane, plasmalemma



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