membrane

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin membrāna (skin of body).

NounEdit

membrane (plural membranes)

  1. A flexible enclosing or separating tissue forming a plane or film and separating two environments (usually in a plant or animal).
  2. A mechanical, thin, flat flexible part that can deform or vibrate when excited by an external force.
  3. A flexible or semi-flexible covering or waterproofing whose primary function is to exclude water.

Derived termsEdit

  • neomembrane

TranslationsEdit


FrenchEdit

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NounEdit

membrane f (plural membranes)

  1. membrane

ItalianEdit

NounEdit

membrane f

  1. plural form of membrana
Last modified on 11 April 2014, at 20:14