nuclear-membrane

nuclear membrane

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


Origin:
1885–90

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

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nuclear membrane  
See nuclear envelope.
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