Membranous croup
Membranous Mem"bra*nous, a. [Cf. F. membraneux.] 1. Pertaining to, consisting of, or resembling, membrane; as, a membranous covering or lining. [1913 Webster]

2. (Bot.) Membranaceous. [1913 Webster]

{Membranous croup} (Med.), true croup. See {Croup}. [1913 Webster]


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  • membranous croup — Croup Croup (kr[=oo]p), n. [Scot. croup, cf. croup, crowp, to croak, to cry or speak with a hoarse voice; cf. also LG. kropp, G. kropf, the crop or craw of a bird, and tumor on the anterior part of the neck, a wen, etc. Cf. {Crop}.] (Med.) An… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Membranous — Mem bra*nous, a. [Cf. F. membraneux.] 1. Pertaining to, consisting of, or resembling, membrane; as, a membranous covering or lining. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) Membranaceous. [1913 Webster] {Membranous croup} (Med.), true croup. See {Croup}. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Croup — (kr[=oo]p), n. [Scot. croup, cf. croup, crowp, to croak, to cry or speak with a hoarse voice; cf. also LG. kropp, G. kropf, the crop or craw of a bird, and tumor on the anterior part of the neck, a wen, etc. Cf. {Crop}.] (Med.) An inflammatory… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • membranous — adjective Date: 1597 1. of, relating to, or resembling membrane 2. thin, pliable, and often somewhat transparent < membranous leaves > 3. characterized or accompanied by the formation of a usually abnormal membrane or membranous layer <… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • membranous — Relating to or of the form of a membrane. SYN: hymenoid (1), membranaceous. * * * mem·bra·nous mem brə nəs adj 1) of, relating to, or resembling membranes <a membranous lining> 2) characterized or accompanied by the formation of a usu.… …   Medical dictionary

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  • Croupous — Croup ous (kr??p ?s), a. (Med.) Relating to or resembling croup; especially, attended with the formation of a deposit or membrane like that found in membranous croup; as, croupous laryngitis. [1913 Webster] {Croupous pneumonia}, pneumonia… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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