The external membrane of Gram-negative bacteria or certain organelles such as mitochondria and chloroplasts; freely permeable to most ions and metabolites, occurring in a host cell.
This term covers the outer membrane of the host cell envelope or the outer membrane of a host organelle. For the outer layer of the host cell envelope specifically, see host cell outer membrane ; GO:0039662.
Synonyms are alternative words or phrases closely related in meaning to the term name, with indication of the relationship between the name and synonym given by the synonym scope.
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host cell outer membrane
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This table lists all terms that are direct descendants (child terms) of GO:0044384: