false membrane

noun

: a fibrinous deposit with enmeshed necrotic cells formed especially in croup and diphtheria

called also pseudomembrane

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“False membrane.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/false%20membrane. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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