Definition of cell membrane in English:

cell membrane

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  • The semipermeable membrane surrounding the cytoplasm of a cell.
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    • In this stage, the viral membrane and the host cell membrane are linked and reversible conducting pores are formed.
    • Each muscle fibre is surrounded by a cell membrane, which allows the contents of the fibres to be quite different from that of the body fluids outside them.
    • Membrane compartmentalization may be a general feature of the cell membrane for all the mammalian cells

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