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biomembrane

 [bi″o-mem´brān]
any membrane, e.g., the cell membrane, of an organism. adj., adj biomem´branous.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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)
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

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) .
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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