adverb see membranous

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • membranously — adv. like a membrane, in a membranal manner …   English contemporary dictionary

  • membranously — mem·bra·nous·ly …   English syllables

  • membranously — adverb see membranous …   Useful english dictionary

  • membranous — membranously, adv. /mem breuh neuhs/, adj. 1. consisting of, of the nature of, or resembling membrane. 2. characterized by the formation of a membrane. Also, membranaceous /mem breuh nay sheuhs/. [1590 1600; MEMBRANE + OUS; cf. F membraneux] * *… …   Universalium

  • 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

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