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noun Biology.
the double membrane surrounding the nucleus within a cell.
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Also called nuclear envelope.

Origin of nuclear membrane

First recorded in 1885–90
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Scientific definitions for nuclear membrane

nuclear membrane

See nuclear envelope.
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