membranous


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mem·bra·nous

 (mĕm′brə-nəs)
adj.
1. Relating to, made of, or similar to a membrane.
2. Medicine Characterized by the formation of a usually abnormal membrane or a layer similar to a membrane: membranous nephropathy.

membranous

(ˈmɛmbrənəs; mɛmˈbreɪnəs) ,

membraneous

or

membranaceous

adj
of or relating to a membrane
ˈmembranously adv

mem•bra•nous

(ˈmɛm brə nəs)

adj.
1. consisting of, of the nature of, or resembling membrane.
2. characterized by the formation of a membrane.
[1590–1600]
mem′bra•nous•ly, adv.

mem·bra·nous

(mĕm′brə-nəs)
1. Relating to, made of, or similar to a membrane.
2. Characterized by the formation of a membrane or a layer like a membrane.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.membranous - relating to or made of or similar to a membranemembranous - relating to or made of or similar to a membrane; "membranous lining"
2.membranous - characterized by formation of a membrane (or something resembling a membrane)membranous - characterized by formation of a membrane (or something resembling a membrane); "membranous gastritis"
unhealthy - not in or exhibiting good health in body or mind; "unhealthy ulcers"
Translations

membranous

[memˈbreɪnəs] ADJmembranoso

membranous

adjmembranartig

mem·bra·nous

a. membranoso-a, rel. a una membrana o de la naturaleza de ésta.
References in classic literature ?
"'Four membranous wings covered with little colored scales of metallic appearance; mouth forming a rolled proboscis, produced by an elongation of the jaws, upon the sides of which are found the rudiments of mandibles and downy palpi; the inferior wings retained to the superior by a stiff hair; antennae in the form of an elongated club, prismatic; abdomen pointed, The Death's -- headed Sphinx has occasioned much terror among the vulgar, at times, by the melancholy kind of cry which it utters, and the insignia of death which it wears upon its corslet.'"
Their feet are equipped with three webbed toes, while from the fore feet membranous wings, which are attached to their bodies just in front of the hind legs, protrude at an angle of 45 degrees toward the rear, ending in sharp points several feet above their bodies.
It was at least two feet in length, a curved bone, with a membranous veil beneath it.
From this character, from the length of its legs, scratching feet, membranous covering to the nostrils, short and arched wings, this bird seems in a certain degree to connect the thrushes with the gallinaceous order.
It occurred to me that land-shells, when hybernating and having a membranous diaphragm over the mouth of the shell, might be floated in chinks of drifted timber across moderately wide arms of the sea.
He then distinctly perceived caverns frequented by hippopotami, green mountains bordered by golden lace-work, sheep with horns of ivory, a white species of deer and inhabitants with membranous wings, like bats.
I took in the situa- tion almost at a glance -- membranous croup!
Recent advances and prognosis in idiopathic membranous nephropathy.
The localization of NIS expression was defined as positive according to >10% membranous staining.
Introduction: We sought to investigate the impact of preoperative and postoperative membranous urethral length (MUL) on urinary continence using 3 Tesla (3T) magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) after robotic-assisted radical prostatectomy (RARP).
Membranous cataract was first reported in 1833 [1, 2] as a congenital disorder in which the lens is flattened with little or no fiber cells.
Ventricular septal defects are the most common congenital heart defects (1) and are classified by location into muscular, membranous, supracristal, or inlet.