Medical Dictionary

nuclear membrane


Medical 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

April 25, 2015
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