plasma membrane

noun

Definition of plasma membrane

: a semipermeable limiting layer of cell protoplasm consisting of a fluid phospholipid bilayer with intercalated proteins called also cell membrane; see cell illustration

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1893

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plasma membrane

noun

medical Definition of plasma membrane

: a semipermeable limiting layer of cell protoplasm consisting of a fluid phospholipid bilayer with intercalated proteins called also cell membrane, plasmalemma

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