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Term:
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
cell periphery +     
membrane +     
ascus membrane 
cell cortex +   
clathrin-coated pit +   
coated membrane +   
endoplasmic reticulum tubular network membrane  
external encapsulating structure +   
extrinsic component of membrane +   
intrinsic component of membrane +   
leaflet of membrane bilayer 
membrane protein complex +   
membrane region +   
nuclear outer membrane-endoplasmic reticulum membrane network +   
organelle membrane +   
outer membrane +   
pathogen-containing vacuole membrane 
perinuclear endoplasmic reticulum membrane  
photoreceptor disc membrane +   
photosynthetic membrane +   
plasma membrane +   
The membrane surrounding a cell that separates the cell from its external environment. It consists of a phospholipid bilayer and associated proteins.
plasma membrane region +   
prospore membrane +  
respirasome +   
side of membrane +   
virion membrane 
whole membrane +   

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: cell membrane ;   cellular membrane ;   cytoplasmic membrane ;   plasmalemma
Narrow Synonyms: bacterial inner membrane ;   inner endospore membrane ;   plasma membrane lipid bilayer
Broad Synonyms: juxtamembrane
Alternate IDs: GO:0005904
Xrefs: NIF_Subcellular:sao1663586795 ;   Wikipedia:Cell_membrane
Definition Sources: ISBN:0716731363

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