Medical Dictionary

nuclear membrane


nuclear membrane

noun

Definition of NUCLEAR MEMBRANE

:  a double membrane enclosing a cell nucleus and having its outer part continuous with the endoplasmic reticulum—called also karyotheca

Illustration of NUCLEAR MEMBRANE

February 26, 2015
captious Hear it
Tending to find fault and raise objections
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears