membrane

Generally, a sheet or skin. In cell biology the term is usually taken to mean a modified lipid bilayer with integral and peripheral proteins, as forms the plasma membrane. Because this usage is so general, it is advisable to avoid other uses where possible, particularly in histology or ultrastructure.

Membrane

A thin, soft tissue. Thin film.

membrane

  1. a thin pliable sheet of material
  2. a pliable sheet of tissue that covers or lines or connects organs or cells of animals

membrane

(Life processes and cells) a very thin layer of tissue

Membrane

A generic term relating to a variety of sheet goods used for certain built-up roofing repairs and application.
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Membrane

A membrane is a selective barrier that allows the passage of certain constituents and retains other constituents found in the liquid. The influent of a membrane is known as the feed-stream, the liquid that passes through the membrane is known as the permeate and the liquid containing the retained constituents is the retentate or concentrate. The c...
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membrane

(memĀ“brān) a thin layer of tissue that covers a surface, lines a cavity, or divides a space or organ. adj., memĀ“branous., adj.
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membrane

[n] - a pliable sheet of tissue that covers or lines or connects organs or cells of animals 2. [n] - a thin pliable sheet of material
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Membrane

• (n.) A thin layer or fold of tissue, usually supported by a fibrous network, serving to cover or line some part or organ, and often secreting or absorbing certain fluids.
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membrane

tissue layer noun a pliable sheet of tissue that covers or lines or connects organs or cells of animals
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Membrane

Mem'brane noun [ French, from Latin membrana the skin that covers the separate members of the body, from Latin membrum . See Member .] (Anat.) A thin layer or fold of tissue, usually supported by a fibrous network, serving to cover or line some part or organ, and often secret...
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Membrane

A film applied to the face fabric of a garment at the manufacturing stage to offer a variety of protection features such as water repellency or windproofing.
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Membrane

A flexible or semi-flexible roof covering or waterproofing layer, whose primary function is the exclusion of water.
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Membrane

A synthetic coating or film which is applied to a garment to offer a variety of protection features, such as a 'breathable membrane' or a waterproof membrane'.
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Membrane

A thin layer of tissue that covers a body surface, lines an internal space or tube, or separates structures in the body.
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membrane

a thin layer of tissue which covers a surface, lines a cavity or divides a space or organ.
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membrane

A thin layer of tissue which covers a surface, lines a cavity or divides a space or organ. ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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Membrane

A thin layer of tissue which covers a surface.
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MEMBRANE

a thin sheet or layer of tissue that serves as a semi-permeable covering.
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Membrane

A thin, elastic lining or sac connecting or covering parts of the body.
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membrane

A thin, pliable sheetlike layer adhered to a base fabric, usually a coating or laminate.
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Membrane

a thin, soft, pliable layer
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membrane

A very thin layer of tissue that covers a surface.
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Membrane

In biology a thin, pliable layer of tissue covering surfaces or separating or connecting regions, structures, or organs of an animal or a plant. In chemistry a membrane is a thin sheet of natural or synthetic material that can be penetrated, especially by liquids or gases. In environmental applications of nanotechnology a membrane can be used as a ...
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membrane

in biology, the thin layer that forms the outer boundary of a living cell or of an internal cell compartment. The outer boundary is the plasma ... [21 related articles]
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