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cell part +     
cell periphery +     
membrane +     
annulate lamellae  
apical complex +  
apical part of cell +   
ascus epiplasm 
ascus membrane 
aspartate carbamoyltransferase complex 
basal labyrinth 
basal part of cell +   
basal ring of apical complex 
basolateral part of cell  
CD20-Lck-Fyn complex 
CD20-Lck-Lyn-Fyn complex 
cell body +   
cell cortex +   
cell division site +   
cell division site part +   
cell envelope Sec protein transport complex 
cell leading edge +   
cell periphery +   
cell pole +   
cell projection +   
cell projection part +   
cell septum +  
cell septum part +  
cell surface +   
cell surface furrow +  
cell tip +   
cell trailing edge +   
cellular bud +  
clathrin-coated pit +   
cluster of actin-based cell projections +   
coated membrane +   
compact myelin +   
contractile ring +   
cyclic-nucleotide phosphodiesterase complex 
DAPK1-calmodulin complex 
dinoflagellate antapex +  
dinoflagellate apex +  
dinoflagellate epicone +  
dinoflagellate hypocone +  
Dxr protein complex 
eisosome +  
endomembrane system +   
endoplasmic reticulum tubular network membrane  
ensheathing process +   
envelope +   
external encapsulating structure +   
external encapsulating structure part +  
extracellular core region of desmosome 
Flemming body  
germ tube +  
HICS complex 
inner dense plaque of desmosome  
inner membrane pellicle complex 
intracellular +   
intracellular immature spore +  
intracellular part +   
Kibra-Ex-Mer complex 
lateral loop  
lateral part of cell +   
lateral shield 
longitudinal side of cell surface 
membrane part +   
membrane region +   
midbody +   
MIH complex 
molybdopterin synthase complex  
myelin sheath +   
myelin sheath abaxonal region  
myelin sheath adaxonal region  
neck portion of tanycyte 
neuron part +   
NHE3/E3KARP/ACTN4 complex 
nitrite reductase complex [NAD(P)H] 
nuclear outer membrane-endoplasmic reticulum membrane network +   
oral apparatus +  
organelle membrane +   
outer dense plaque of desmosome  
outer membrane +   
oxidoreductase complex +   
pathogen-containing vacuole membrane 
pellicle +  
perinuclear endoplasmic reticulum membrane  
periplasmic space +   
photoreceptor disc membrane +   
photosynthetic membrane +  
plasma membrane +   
The membrane surrounding a cell that separates the cell from its external environment. It consists of a phospholipid bilayer and associated proteins.
plasma membrane part +   
plasma membrane region +   
polar ring of apical complex 
polar tube 
polyphosphate kinase complex 
postsynapse +   
postsynaptic endocytic zone +   
postsynaptic specialization +   
postsynaptic specialization, intracellular component +   
prospore membrane +  
prospore membrane leading edge 
prospore membrane spindle pole body attachment site 
protein serine/threonine phosphatase complex +   
PTEN phosphatase complex 
retromer complex +   
retromer, cargo-selective complex  
retromer, tubulation complex  
rhoptry +  
rhoptry lumen 
rhoptry membrane 
rhoptry neck 
riboflavin synthase complex 
Schmidt-Lanterman incisure  
site of polarized growth +   
sperm individualization complex +  
sperm part +   
tail portion of tanycyte 
tripartite ATP-independent periplasmic transporter complex 
type I protein secretion system complex 
type II protein secretion system complex 
type III protein secretion system complex 
type IV secretion system complex 
type V protein secretion system complex 
type VI protein secretion system complex 
unencapsulated part of cell 
ventral surface of cell  
virion membrane 
whole membrane +   

Exact Synonyms: cell membrane ;   cellular membrane ;   cytoplasmic membrane ;   plasmalemma
Narrow Synonyms: bacterial inner membrane ;   inner endospore membrane ;   plasma membrane lipid bilayer
Broad Synonyms: juxtamembrane
Alternate IDs: GO:0005904
Xrefs: NIF_Subcellular:sao1663586795 ;   Wikipedia:Cell_membrane
Definition Sources: ISBN:0716731363

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