It is the outer covering  or boundary of cells


Other Name

It is also known as Plasma Membrane



It is porous(allow liquid to pass through)



It separates one cell from other cell

So it helps movement of substances both inside and outside the cell



  1. Class 8
  2. Chapter 8 Class 8 - Cell - Structure and Function

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