semipermeable

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Etymology[edit]

From semi- +‎ permeable.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌsɛmiˈpɜː(ɹ)miəbəl/, /ˌsɛmaɪ-/

Adjective[edit]

semipermeable (comparative more semipermeable, superlative most semipermeable)

  1. Permeable to some things and not to others, as a cell membrane which allows some molecules through but blocks other substances.

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