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nuclear membrane

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noun Biology.
  1. the double membrane surrounding the nucleus within a cell.
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Origin of nuclear membrane

First recorded in 1885–90
Also called nuclear envelope.
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nuclear envelope in Medicine

nuclear envelope

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nuclear envelope

nuclear membrane

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