transmembrane

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adjective trans·mem·brane \(ˌ)tran(t)s-ˈmem-ˌbrān, (ˌ)tranz-\

Definition of transmembrane

  1. :  taking place or existing across a membrane a transmembrane protein

First Known Use of transmembrane

1944


Medical Dictionary

transmembrane

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adjective trans·mem·brane \(ˈ)tran(t)s-ˈmem-ˌbrān, (ˈ)tranz-\

Medical Definition of transmembrane

  1. :  taking place, existing, or arranged from one side to the other of a membrane a transmembrane potential transmembrane proteins


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