membranous membranous  /ˈmɛmbrə nəs/


  1. (adj) relating to or made of or similar to a membrane
  2. (adj) characterized by formation of a membrane (or something resembling a membrane)


  1. This membranous film of life, teeming with millions of different kinds of organisms, is so thin it cannot be seen edgewise when viewed from a space shuttle.
  2. Into this membranous setting, Tancredi is symbolically born, wobbling to life to face his first crisis.
  3. That meant an inflammation of the brain and its membranous envelope.


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