Literally meaning: “flesh husk”
Origin: Anc Greek
σαρξ/sarx(=flesh) >genitive form σαρκός/sarcos
+λήμμα/lemma (=skin, husk, sheath) > λαμβάνω/lamvano(=get, receive)
Sarcolemma is the the cell membrane of a muscle cell that consists of two layers. The inner layer is a typical cell membrane, while the outer layer that fuses with tendon fibers at the end of each muscle fiber, consists of polysaccharides.