membranous

adjective
mem·​bra·​nous | \ 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

Other Words from membranous

membranously adverb

First Known Use of membranous

1598, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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membranous

adjective
mem·​bra·​nous | \ ˈmem-brə-nəs \

Kids Definition of membranous

: made of or like membrane membranous body tissue

membranous

adjective
mem·​bra·​nous | \ ˈmem-brə-nəs \

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

Other Words from membranous

membranously adverb

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