bilayer

[bahy-ley-er]

noun Biochemistry.

a structure composed of two molecular layers, especially of phospholipids in cellular membranes.

Origin of bilayer

First recorded in 1960–65; bi-1 + layer
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bilayer in Medicine

bilayer

[bīlā′ər]

n.

A structure, such as a film or membrane, consisting of two molecular layers.
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