transmembrane

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

Definition of transmembrane

: taking place or existing across a membrane
  • a transmembrane protein

First Known Use of transmembrane

1944

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transmembrane

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

medical Definition of transmembrane

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

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