Definition of Plasmalemma

1. Noun. (biology) The cell membrane ¹



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Definition of Plasmalemma

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Medical Definition of Plasmalemma

1. Archaic name for the plasma membrane of a cell (the term often included the cortical cytoplasmic region). Adjectival derivative (plasmalemmal) still current. (31 Dec 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Plasmalemma

plasmacrit test
plasmacyte
plasmacytic
plasmacytoblast
plasmacytoid
plasmacytoma
plasmacytoma of bone
plasmacytosis
plasmagel
plasmagels
plasmagene
plasmagenes
plasmakinase
plasmakinins
plasmal reaction
plasmalemma (current term)
plasmalemmae
plasmalemmas
plasmalemmata
plasmalike
plasmalogen
plasmalogenase
plasmalogenic
plasmalogens
plasmals
plasmanylethanolamine desaturase
plasmapause
plasmaphereses
plasmapheresis
plasmapheretic

Literary usage of Plasmalemma

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"... and since the origin of the action potential in Nitella has been established as the plasmalemma, the six cells exhibiting both activities CM -40r sUB -2 ..."

2. Dwarf Mistletoes: Biology, Pathology, and Systematics by Frank G. Hawksworth, Delbert Wiens (1998)
"... the plasmalemma has a highly convoluted profile (Alosi and Calvin 1985). In adjacent cytoplasm, parallel arrays of endoplasmic reticulum are common. ..."

3. Molecular Neurobiology: Proceedings of the 2nd NIMH Conference by Steven Zalcman (1995)
"... vesicles may represent special adaptations of the vesicles which shuttle membrane components from the endosomes to the plasmalemma in all cells. ..."

4. Oxygen/Nitrogen Radicals and Cellular Injury edited by Kenneth B. Adler, Robert D. Devlin, Val Vallyathan (2000)
"... Surface lipids Apoplastic fluid (including ascorbate) plasmalemma ~^*v of underlying plant cells B Stratum corneum * Plant cell cytosol Living epidermis ..."

5. Reviews in Environmental Health (1998): Toxicological Defense Mechanics edited by Gary E. R. Hook, George W. Lucier (2000)
"This also would limit the usefulness of a culture system that is restricted to the cell body and to very little if any plasmalemma in the form of myelin. ..."

6. Gene Expression in Field Crops: Bibliography January 1991-November 1992 edited by Janet Saunders, Robert D. Warmbrodt (1995)
"The CI protein was first detected in association with the plasmalemma/cell wall and was subsequently found mostly in the form of pinwheels in the cytoplasm. ..."

7. Biotechnology: Bioremediation: Bibliography, January 1992-May 1994 by Kim Guenther (1995)
"It is argued that all the genes are involved in the control of an exclusion mechanism operating at the plasmalemma. 98 NAL Call No: SB123-57. ..."

8. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"... and since the origin of the action potential in Nitella has been established as the plasmalemma, the six cells exhibiting both activities CM -40r sUB -2 ..."

9. Dwarf Mistletoes: Biology, Pathology, and Systematics by Frank G. Hawksworth, Delbert Wiens (1998)
"... the plasmalemma has a highly convoluted profile (Alosi and Calvin 1985). In adjacent cytoplasm, parallel arrays of endoplasmic reticulum are common. ..."

10. Molecular Neurobiology: Proceedings of the 2nd NIMH Conference by Steven Zalcman (1995)
"... vesicles may represent special adaptations of the vesicles which shuttle membrane components from the endosomes to the plasmalemma in all cells. ..."

11. Oxygen/Nitrogen Radicals and Cellular Injury edited by Kenneth B. Adler, Robert D. Devlin, Val Vallyathan (2000)
"... Surface lipids Apoplastic fluid (including ascorbate) plasmalemma ~^*v of underlying plant cells B Stratum corneum * Plant cell cytosol Living epidermis ..."

12. Reviews in Environmental Health (1998): Toxicological Defense Mechanics edited by Gary E. R. Hook, George W. Lucier (2000)
"This also would limit the usefulness of a culture system that is restricted to the cell body and to very little if any plasmalemma in the form of myelin. ..."

13. Gene Expression in Field Crops: Bibliography January 1991-November 1992 edited by Janet Saunders, Robert D. Warmbrodt (1995)
"The CI protein was first detected in association with the plasmalemma/cell wall and was subsequently found mostly in the form of pinwheels in the cytoplasm. ..."

14. Biotechnology: Bioremediation: Bibliography, January 1992-May 1994 by Kim Guenther (1995)
"It is argued that all the genes are involved in the control of an exclusion mechanism operating at the plasmalemma. 98 NAL Call No: SB123-57. ..."

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