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sarcolemma

[sahr-kuh-lem-uh] /ˌsɑr kəˈlɛm ə/
noun, Anatomy
1.
the membranous sheath of a muscle fiber.
Origin
1830-1840
1830-40; sarco- + lemma2
Related forms
sarcolemmic, sarcolemmous, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for sarcolemmous

sarcolemma

/ˌsɑːkəʊˈlɛmə/
noun (pl) -mas, -mata (-mətə)
1.
the membrane covering a muscle fibre
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sarcolemmous in Medicine

sarcolemma sar·co·lem·ma (sär'kə-lěm'ə)
n.
A thin membrane enclosing a striated muscle fiber.


sar'co·lem'mal adj.
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