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MembraneEndomembrane systemCell envelopeCell membraneApical cell membrane

Definition

The fraction of the cell membrane at the apical end of the cell, which faces the outside world or the lumen of the cavity.

Synonyms

Apical plasma membrane

Category

› Cellular component

GOi

apical plasma membrane [ GO:0016324 ]