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plas·ma·lem·ma

 (plăz′mə-lĕm′ə)
[plasma + Greek lemma, husk; see lemma2.]

plasmalemma

(ˌplæzməˈlɛmə) or

plasma membrane

n
(Biology) other names for cell membrane

cell′ mem`brane


n.
the semipermeable membrane enclosing the cytoplasm of a cell.
[1865–70]