sarcolemma

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sarcolemma

 [sahr″ko-lem´ah]
the delicate elastic sheath covering every striated muscle fiber. adj., adj sarcolem´mic, sarcolem´mous.

sar·co·lem·ma

(sar'kō-lem'ă),
The plasma membrane of a muscle fiber; formerly, the delicate connective tissue of the endomysium was included under this term by some.
Synonym(s): myolemma
[sarco- + G. lemma, husk]

sarcolemma

/sar·co·lem·ma/ (sahr″ko-lem´ah) the membrane covering a striated muscle fiber.sarcolem´micsarcolem´mous

sarcolemma

(sär′kə-lĕm′ə)
n.
A thin membrane enclosing a striated muscle fiber.

sar′co·lem′mal adj.

sarcolemma

[-lem′ə]
Etymology: Gk, sarx, flesh, lemma, sheath
a membrane that covers smooth, striated, and cardiac muscle fibers.

sar·co·lem·ma

(sahr'kō-lem'ă)
The plasma membrane of a muscle fiber; formerly, the delicate connective tissue of the endomysium was included under this term by some.
[sarco- + G. lemma, husk]

sarcolemma

A delicate membrane surrounding a striped muscle fibre.
Saturated vapour pressureclick for a larger image
Fig. 274 Saturated vapour pressure. The effect of ambient temperature on the vapour pressure at the surface of a mesophyll.

sarcolemma

the outer membrane surrounding the muscle fibre (see MYOFIBRIL). It is similar in biochemical composition to the plasmalemma.

sarcolemma

the delicate plasma membrane covering every striated muscle fiber.