follow Dictionary.com

Stories We Like: Novels For Language Lovers

nuclear membrane

noun, Biology
1.
the double membrane surrounding the nucleus within a cell.
Also called nuclear envelope.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
nuclear-membrane in Medicine

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
nuclear-membrane in Science
nuclear membrane  
See nuclear envelope.
The American Heritage® Science Dictionary
Copyright © 2002. Published by Houghton Mifflin. All rights reserved.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for nuclear membrane

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for nuclear

9
13
Scrabble Words With Friends

Quotes with nuclear-membrane