Definition of diffusible in English:


Line breaks: dif|fus¦ible
Pronunciation: /dɪˈfjuːzɪb(ə)l


  • Able to intermingle by diffusion: diffusible factors in the cytoplasm
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    • Recent studies have investigated the source and target neurons for the diffusible neuronal messenger molecule nitric oxide in the nervous system of the locust.
    • Thus, for example, it seems impossible for nerve terminals to store a significant amount of an unstable and highly diffusible gas like nitric oxide: it must be synthesized on demand and diffuse instantly into the synaptic space.
    • By filtering the entry of cytosolic contents into each bead with the prehydrated dialysis membranes, only diffusible molecules below a certain size are permitted to enter the bead.

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