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nuclear membrane

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

n.
  1. nuclear membrane
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nuclear membrane

n.
  1. The double-layered membrane enclosing the nucleus of a cell.nuclear envelope
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nuclear envelope in Science

nuclear envelope

  1. The double-layered membrane enclosing the nucleus of a eukaryotic cell. The nuclear envelope has pores that allow the passage of materials into and out of the nucleus. Also called nuclear membrane
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nuclear membrane

  1. See nuclear envelope.
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