plasmalemma

[plaz-muh-lem-uh]

noun, plural plas·ma·lem·mas. Cell Biology.


Origin of plasmalemma

1920–25; plasma + Greek lémma husk (see lemma2)
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British Dictionary definitions for plasmalemma

plasmalemma

plasma membrane

noun

other names for cell membrane
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plasmalemma in Medicine

plasmalemma

[plăz′mə-lĕmə]

n.

cell membrane
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