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plasmalemma

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noun plas·ma·lem·ma \ˌplaz-mə-ˈle-mə\

Definition of plasmalemma



Origin and Etymology of plasmalemma

New Latin, from plasma + Greek lemma husk — more at lemma


First Known Use: circa 1923


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plasmalemma

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noun plas·ma·lem·ma \ˌplaz-mə-ˈlem-ə\

Medical Definition of plasmalemma




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