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nuclear membrane

noun, Biology
1.
the double membrane surrounding the nucleus within a cell.
Also called nuclear envelope.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90
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nuclear envelope in Medicine

nuclear envelope n.
See nuclear membrane.

nuclear membrane n.
The double-layered membrane enclosing the nucleus of a cell. Also called nuclear envelope.

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nuclear envelope in Science
nuclear envelope  
The double-layered membrane enclosing the nucleus of a eukaryotic cell. The nuclear envelope has pores that allow the passage of materials into and out of the nucleus. Also called nuclear membrane.
nuclear membrane  
See nuclear envelope.
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