antiport

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Noun[edit]

antiport (plural antiports)

  1. (cytology) A structure in a cell membrane that simultaneously transports different molecules or ions through the membrane in opposite directions

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antiport (third-person singular simple present antiports, present participle antiporting, simple past and past participle antiported)

  1. To simultaneously transport different molecules or ions through a cell membrane in opposite directions