cytomembrane

Definitions of cytomembrane
  1. noun
    a thin membrane (a double layer of lipids) enclosing the cytoplasm of a cell; proteins in the membrane control passage of ions (like sodium or potassium or calcium) in and out of the cell
    synonyms: cell membrane, plasma membrane
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    type of:
    semipermeable membrane
    a membrane (as a cell membrane) that allows some molecules to pass through but not others
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