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transmembrane

[ trans-mem-breyn, tranz- ]
/ trænsˈmɛm breɪn, trænz- /
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adjective Biology.
occurring across a membrane, as an electric potential or the transport of ions or gases.
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Origin of transmembrane

First recorded in 1940–45; trans- + membrane
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Medical definitions for transmembrane

transmembrane
[ trăns-mĕmbrān, trănz- ]

adj.
Passing or occurring across a membrane.
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