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phos'pholip'id bi'layer




a two-layered arrangement of phosphate and lipid molecules that form a cell membrane, the hydrophobic lipid ends facing inward and the hydrophilic phosphate ends facing outward. Also called lipid bilayer.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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