cytomembrane etymology

English word cytomembrane comes from English membrane, English cyto- ((biology) cell.)

Detailed word origin of cytomembrane

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
membrane English (eng) A flexible enclosing or separating tissue forming a plane or film and separating two environments (usually in a plant or animal).. A flexible or semi-flexible covering or waterproofing whose primary function is to exclude water.. A mechanical, thin, flat flexible part that can deform or vibrate when excited by an external force.
cyto- English (eng) (biology) cell.
cytomembrane English (eng) A membrane found in cytoplasm.

Words with the same origin as cytomembrane

Descendants of membrane
brane endomembranous membranal membranate membraniferous membraniform membranoid membranology membranotropic transmembranous
Descendants of cyto-
cytoablation cytoadhesive cytoarchitectural cytofluorometer cytogenetics cytogeny cytoimmunity cytologic cytological cytology cytometry cytopathogenesis cytophotometer cytoplasm cytoprotectant cytoprotecting cytoprotection cytoreductive cytoresistance cytosine cytosine arabinoside cytostructural cytozoon haemocytometer