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

membranously

adverb

First Known Use of membranous

1598


MEMBRANOUS Defined for Kids

membranous

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

Definition of membranous for Students

:made of or like membrane
  • membranous body tissue

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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

membranously

adverb

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