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membrane

synonym (synonym of membrane)

  • (noun.body)
    a pliable sheet of tissue that covers or lines or connects the organs or cells of animals or plants (noun.body)
     

hypernym (membrane IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • a pliable sheet of tissue that covers or lines or connects the organs or cells of animals or plants (noun.body)
    the tissue in the bodies of animals (noun.body)
     
  • a thin pliable sheet of material (noun.artifact)
    a flat artifact that is thin relative to its length and width (noun.artifact)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF membrane relation)

  • a pliable sheet of tissue that covers or lines or connects the organs or cells of animals or plants (noun.body)
    the membrane that forms the wall of the blastocyst in early development; aids implantation in the uterine wall (noun.animal)
     
  • (noun.animal)
    the very vascular fetal membrane composed of the fused chorion and adjacent wall of the allantois (noun.animal)
     
  • (noun.animal)
    membrane connecting the toes of some aquatic birds and mammals (noun.animal)
     
  • (noun.body)
    thin double membrane surrounding the glomerulus of a nephron (noun.body)
     
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    outer membrane covering an axon (noun.body)
     
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    a membrane in the cochlea that supports the organ of Corti (noun.body)
     
  • (noun.body)
    any membrane that functions for the protection or nourishment or respiration or excretion of a developing fetus (noun.body)
     
  • (noun.body)
    a highly vascular membrane in the eye between the retina and the sclera; a dark pigmentation minimizes the scattering of light inside the eye (noun.body)
     
  • (noun.body)
    the part of the tunic of the eye between the choroid coat and the iris (noun.body)
     
  • (noun.body)
    the transparent dome-shaped anterior portion of the outer covering of the eye; it covers the iris and pupil and is continuous with the sclera (noun.body)
     
  • (noun.body)
    (anatomy) a muscular partition separating the abdominal and thoracic cavities; functions in respiration (noun.body)
     
  • (noun.body)
    the membrane in the ear that vibrates to sound (noun.body)
     
  • (noun.body)
    membrane lining the inside of the skull (noun.body)
     
  • (noun.body)
    vascular membrane that lines the inner surface of long bones (noun.body)
     
  • (noun.body)
    thin epithelial membrane lining the ventricles of the brain and the spinal cord canal (noun.body)
     
  • (noun.body)
    the membrane that forms around a fertilized ovum and prevents penetration by additional spermatozoon (noun.body)
     
  • (noun.body)
    the transparent membrane enveloping the vitreous humor of the eye and separating it from the retina (noun.body)
     
  • (noun.body)
    the innermost membrane of an organ (especially the inner lining of an artery or vein or lymphatic vessel) (noun.body)
     
  • (noun.body)
    muscular diaphragm that controls the size of the pupil which in turn controls the amount of light that enters the eye; it forms the colored portion of more.. (noun.body)
     
  • (noun.body)
    a thin membrane that is one of the calcified layers that form bones (noun.body)
     
  • (noun.body)
    a membrane (one of 3) that envelops the brain and spinal cord (noun.body)
     
  • (noun.body)
    mucus-secreting membrane lining all body cavities or passages that communicate with the exterior (noun.body)
     
  • (noun.body)
    a dense fibrous membrane covering the surface of bones (except at their extremities) and serving as an attachment for tendons and muscles; contains ne more.. (noun.body)
     
  • (noun.body)
    tissue layer around small blood vessels (noun.body)
     
  • (noun.body)
    the innermost light-sensitive membrane covering the back wall of the eyeball; it is continuous with the optic nerve (noun.body)
     
  • (noun.body)
    an extensible membrane enclosing the contractile substance of a muscle fiber (noun.body)
     
  • (noun.body)
    a membrane (as a cell membrane) that allows some molecules to pass through but not others (noun.body)
     
  • (noun.body)
    a thin membrane lining the closed cavities of the body; has two layers with a space between that is filled with serous fluid (noun.body)
     
  • (noun.body)
    a thin membrane in synovial (freely moving) joints that lines the joint capsule and secretes synovial fluid (noun.body)
     
  • (noun.body)
    an enveloping or covering membrane or layer of body tissue (noun.body)
     
  • a thin pliable sheet of material (noun.artifact)
    a membrane that is stretched taut over a drum (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a thin translucent membrane used over stage lights for color effects (noun.artifact)
     

substance holonym (SUBSTANCE OF relation)

  • a pliable sheet of tissue that covers or lines or connects the organs or cells of animals or plants (noun.body)
    any of various compounds composed of fatty acids and phosphoric acid and a nitrogenous base; an important constituent of membranes (noun.substance)
     

derivation (.... is derived from membrane)

  • (adj.all)
    characterized by formation of a membrane (or something resembling a membrane) (adj.all)
     
  • a thin pliable sheet of material (noun.artifact)
    relating to or made of or similar to a membrane (adj.pert)
     
synonym hypernym hyponym substance holonym derivation tissue layer flat solid sheet animal tissue drumhead head gel gelatin trophoblast chorioallantoic membrane phospholipid membranous membrane-forming

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