SELECTIVE PERMEABILITY

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."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "SELECTIVE PERMEABILITY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/selective-permeability/ (accessed October 21, 2021).
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