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lipid bilayer

noun
1.
Cell Biology, phospholipid bilayer.

phospholipid bilayer

noun
1.
a two-layered arrangement of phosphate and lipid molecules that form a cell membrane, the hydrophobic lipid ends facing inward and the hydrophilic phosphate ends facing outward.
Also called lipid bilayer.
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the basic structure of a cell membrane consisting of a double layer of phospholipid molecules

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