nuclear membrane

noun Biology.
the double membrane surrounding the nucleus within a cell.
Also called nuclear envelope.

1885–90 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To nuclear membrane
American Heritage
Medical Dictionary

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

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Cite This Source
American Heritage
Science Dictionary
nuclear membrane  
See nuclear envelope.
The American Heritage® Science Dictionary
Copyright © 2002. Published by Houghton Mifflin. All rights reserved.
Cite This Source
Example sentences
The nuclear membrane and nucleolus are also differentiated during this phase.
The nucleus is enclosed by a delicate nuclear membrane, and contains in its interior a well-defined nucleolus or germinal spot.
Copyright © 2014, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature