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Membrane

Correct spelling for membrane

Medical definition of membrane:

Membranous.

A thin sheet or layer of pliable tissue, serving as a covering or envelope of a part, the lining of a cavity, as a partition or septum, or to connect two structures. ( For the anatomical terms not found here, see under membrana.).

Usage examples for membrane:

  • It usually results from a primary tuberculosis of the synovial membrane occurring in children reduced in health and the subject of tuberculosis elsewhere. "Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition., – Alexander Miles Alexis Thomson"
  • A good lens shows us inside this, a little below the rim, a fine white membrane as smooth as the skin of a drum. "The Glow-Worm and Other Beetles, – Jean Henri Fabre"
  • The fruit should be selected when large and soft, being moist, and of a reddish yellow colour outside, and not much wrinkled, whilst having within a white membrane between the flesh and the stone. "Herbal Simples Approved for Modern Uses of Cure, – William Thomas Fernie"
  • 8. Lining of mucous membrane "Physiology and Hygiene for Secondary Schools, – Francis M. Walters, A.M."

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