Sarcolemma definition

särkə-lĕmə
A thin membrane enclosing a striated muscle fiber.
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A thin membrane enclosing a striated muscle fiber.
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(anatomy) A thin cell membrane that surrounds a striated muscle fibre.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
sarcolemma
Plural:
sarcolemmas, sarcolemmata

Origin of sarcolemma

  • sarco– Greek lemma husk lemma2

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition