Synonyms for plasma membrane |

Synonyms and antonyms for plasma membrane

1. plasma (n.)

the colorless watery fluid of the blood and lymph that contains no cells, but in which the blood cells (erythrocytes, leukocytes, and thrombocytes) are suspended


2. membrane (n.)

a thin pliable sheet of material


3. plasma (n.)

(physical chemistry) a fourth state of matter distinct from solid or liquid or gas and present in stars and fusion reactors; a gas becomes a plasma when it is heated until the atoms lose all their electrons, leaving a highly electrified collection of nuclei and free electrons


5. plasma (n.)

a green slightly translucent variety of chalcedony used as a gemstone


6. membrane-forming (adj.)

characterized by formation of a membrane (or something resembling a membrane)

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