biomembrane

biomembrane

 [bi″o-mem´brān]
any membrane, e.g., the cell membrane, of an organism. adj., adj biomem´branous.

bi·o·mem·brane

(bī'ō-mem'brān),
A structure bounding a cell or cell organelle; it contains lipids, proteins, glycolipids, steroids, etc.
Synonym(s): membrane (2)

biomembrane

/bio·mem·brane/ (-mem´brān) any membrane, e.g., the cell membrane, of an organism.biomem´branous

bi·o·mem·brane

(bī'ō-mem'brān)
A structure bounding a cell or cell organelle; it contains lipids, proteins, glycolipids, and steroids.
Synonym(s): membrana [TA] , membrane (2) .

biomembrane

any membrane, e.g. the cell membrane, of an organism.
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