Campbell Biology: Ch 7 Membrane Structure and Function Flashcards


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Campbell Biology
Chapter 7
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What is the Plasma membrane?

It is the outermost covering that separates the cell from its surrounding and is selectively permeable.

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What does selective permeable mean?

Allows some substances to cross it more easily than others; keeps unwanted stuff outside; controls traffic into and out of the cells it surrounds.