SELECTIVE PERMEABILITY By N., Sam M.S. - 22 Characteristic of a membrane which allows it to be permeable to some substances, and impermeable to others. See also: permeability. SELECTIVE PERMEABILITY: "Membranes exhibiting selective permeability are employed in a variety of structures within the body." Related Psychology Terms HEARING PERMEABILITY ADOLESCENCE (Theories) SULLIVAN, HARRY STACK (1892- 1949) Characteristics and Behaviors of Effective Counseling CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY HALLUCINOGEN OSMOTIC PRESSURE HEARING (AUDITION) OBSESSRVE-COMPULSIVE REACTION Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "SELECTIVE PERMEABILITY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/selective-permeability/ (accessed June 30, 2022).