transmembrane

adjective
trans·​mem·​brane | \ (ˌ)tran(t)s-ˈmem-ˌbrān How to pronounce transmembrane (audio) , (ˌ)tranz- \

Definition of transmembrane

: taking place or existing across a membrane a transmembrane protein

First Known Use of transmembrane

1944, in the meaning defined above

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“Transmembrane.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/transmembrane. Accessed 1 Aug. 2021.

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transmembrane

adjective
trans·​mem·​brane | \ (ˈ)tran(t)s-ˈmem-ˌbrān, (ˈ)tranz- How to pronounce transmembrane (audio) \

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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