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bilayer

[ bahy-ley-er ]
/ ˈbaɪˌleɪ ər /
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noun Biochemistry.
a structure composed of two molecular layers, especially of phospholipids in cellular membranes.
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Origin of bilayer

First recorded in 1960–65; bi-1 + layer
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Medical definitions for bilayer

bilayer
[ bīlā′ər ]

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