cytomembrane

noun

cy·​to·​mem·​brane ˌsī-tō-ˈmem-ˌbrān How to pronounce cytomembrane (audio)
: one of the cellular membranes including those of the plasma membrane, endoplasmic reticulum, nuclear envelope, and Golgi apparatus
specifically : unit membrane

Word History

First Known Use

1956, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of cytomembrane was in 1956

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“Cytomembrane.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cytomembrane. Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

Medical Definition

cytomembrane

noun
cy·​to·​mem·​brane ˌsīt-ō-ˈmem-ˌbrān How to pronounce cytomembrane (audio)
: one of the cellular membranes including those of the plasma membrane, endoplasmic reticulum, nuclear envelope, and Golgi apparatus
specifically : unit membrane
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