semipermeable

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semipermeable

(esp of a cell membrane) selectively permeable
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Effect of cation substitution on the oxygen semipermeability of perovskite-type oxides, Chemical Letters, 503-506 (1988).
To destroy the semipermeability of the surface membrane, but not that of the sarcoplasmic reticulum (SR), fibres were treated with 50 [micro]g x [ml.
The semipermeability of influences, graphically represented by Patton and McMahon (2006) as broken boundary lines around each influence, likewise parallels the permeability of the I-positions identified by Hermans.