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biomembrane

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noun bio·mem·brane \-ˈmem-ˌbrān\

Medical Definition of biomembrane

  1. :  a membrane either on the surface or interior of a cell that is composed of protein and lipid especially in sheets only a few molecules thick and that limits the diffusion and transport of materials




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