unit membrane

noun

Definition of unit membrane

:the limiting membrane of cells and various organelles viewed formerly as a 3-layered structure with an inner lipid layer and two outer protein layers and currently as a fluid phospholipid bilayer with intercalating proteins

First Known Use of unit membrane

1958


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unit membrane

noun

medical Definition of unit membrane

:the limiting membrane of cells and various organelles viewed formerly as a 3-layered structure with an inner lipid layer and two outer protein layers and currently as a fluid phospholipid bilayer with intercalated proteins

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