cell membrane

noun
Updated on: 12 Apr 2018

Definition of cell membrane

: a membrane of a cell; especially : plasma membrane

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First Known Use of cell membrane

1840

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CELL MEMBRANE Defined for Kids

cell membrane

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Definition of cell membrane for Students

: the thin outside layer that surrounds the cytoplasm of a cell and controls the movement of materials into and out of the cell

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cell membrane

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medical Definition of cell membrane

: a membrane of a cell; especially : plasma membrane

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