- the outer layer of a cell, esp the structure in plant cells that consists of cellulose,
lignin, etc, and gives mechanical support to the cell
Example Sentences Including 'cell wall'
Any deficiency in the function of the cell wall caused by a loss of essential fatty acid (EFA), therefore, will be catastrophic.
Fats, Nutrition and Health
But Lyndon, 29, who watched both shows just two days apart, noticed the same graffiti on a cell wall.
Sun, News of the World (2002)
He hanged a Domino pizza box on his cell wall and joked that he planned to apply for the store's management vacancy.
Globe and Mail (2003)
`We need to see that PNAs can penetrate the bacterial cell wall ," says Susan Freier, director of molecular and structural biology at ISIS.
New Scientist (1999)
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