Definition

It is the outer covering  or boundary of cells

 

Other Name

It is also known as Plasma Membrane

 

Characteristics

It is porous(allow liquid to pass through)

 

Functions

It separates one cell from other cell

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

Plant and Animal cell only Cell membrane.png

 

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

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