semipermeable

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(of a membrane) selectively permeable

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Scientists now, as in the time of Claude Bernard, rely on the notions of both boundedness and semipermeability in the cell biology, virology, and immunology--in ways that have yielded significant material benefit in the form of AIDS prevention and treatment.
It has been proposed that heat injury affects membranes, which results in losses in semipermeability due to increased fluidity of lipids or denaturation of proteins (Levitt, 1972).