NounMembrane (plural Membranes)
- A flexible enclosing or separating tissue forming a plane or film and separating two environments (usually in a plant or animal).
- A mechanical, thin, flat flexible part that can deform or vibrate when excited by an external force.
- A flexible or semi-flexible covering or waterproofing whose primary function is to exclude water.
Adjectives for Membrane
previous; feather-covered; thin; gauzelike.
Verbs for Membrane
affect—; incise—; irritate—; perforate—; puncture—; shed—; soothe—; stretch—; swell—; thicken—; ulcerate—; —atrophies; —bulges; —erodes; —lines; —ruptures; — vibrates; —wastes.
allantoic membrane, amnion, amniotic sac, arachnoid membrane, basement membrane, coat, coating, collop, conjuctiva, covering, cut, deal, disk, eardrum, feuille, film, flap, foil, fold, hymen, lamella, lamina, laminated glass, laminated wood, lap, leaf, maidenhead, membrana serosa, membrana tympana, meninges, meninx, neurilemma, pane, panel, patina, peel, pellicle, pericardium, perineurium, plait, plank, plate, plating, pleura, ply, plywood, rasher, safety glass, scum, serosa, sheet, skin, slab, slat, slice, table, tablet, tympanic membrane, tympanum, velum, veneer, wafer
From Latin membrana "skin of body"
Membrane f. (plural Membranes)
- Plural form of membrana.