membranous


mem·bra·nous

adjective \ˈmem-brə-nəs\

Definition of MEMBRANOUS

1
:  of, relating to, or resembling membrane
2
:  thin, pliable, and often somewhat transparent <membranous leaves>
3
:  characterized or accompanied by the formation of a usually abnormal membrane or membranous layer <membranous croup>
mem·bra·nous·ly adverb

First Known Use of MEMBRANOUS

1597

mem·bra·nous

adjective \ˈmem-brə-nəs\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of MEMBRANOUS

1
: of, relating to, or resembling membranes <a membranous lining>
2
: characterized or accompanied by the formation of a usually abnormal membrane or membranous layer <membranous croup>
mem·bra·nous·ly adverb

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