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Selectively Permeable

property of the plasma membrane that allows it to control movement of substances into or out of the cell

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Phospholipid Bilayer

Plasma membrane layers composed of phospholipid molecules arranged with polar heads facing the outside and nonpolar tails facing the inside.

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Transport Protein

protein that moves substances or wastes through the plasma membrane

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Fluid Mosaic Model

a plasma membrane with components constantly in motion, sliding past one another within the lipid bilayer

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Phospholipids

A molecule that is a constituent of the inner bilayer of biological membranes, having a polar, hydrophilic head and a nonpolar, hydrophobic tail.

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Polar Head

part of the phospholipid that is attracted to water. (forms the outer part of the plasma membrane)

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Nonpolar Tail

part of a phospholipid that repels water (forms the inner part of a plasma membrane)

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Cholesterol

Part of the cell membrane that makes the membrane more stable.

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Carbohydrate chain

Part of the cell membrane that identifies the cell

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