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1. membrane-forming

adjective. characterized by formation of a membrane (or something resembling a membrane).

Synonyms

  • membranous

Antonyms

  • well
  • wholesome

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Words that Rhyme with Mucous Membrane

Example sentences of the word mucous-membrane


1. Noun Phrase
It has a long history of treating digestive upsets, skin disorders and inflammation of the mucous membranes.

2. Noun Phrase
The muscles are surrounded by a mucous membrane that contains small bumps called papillae.

3. Noun Phrase
The mucous membrane lining the inner surface of your kitten's eyelids and eyeball is called the conjunctiva.

4. Noun Phrase
Although diatomaceous earth is nontoxic to humans, it can irritate your mucous membrane if you inhale the particles.

2. membrane

noun. ['ˈmɛmˌbreɪn'] a thin pliable sheet of material.

Synonyms

  • drumhead
  • flat solid
  • sheet
  • gelatin
  • gel

Antonyms

  • medulla
  • cortex
  • undock
  • follower

Etymology

  • membrana (Latin)
  • membrum (Latin)

3. membrane

noun. ['ˈmɛmˌbreɪn'] a pliable sheet of tissue that covers or lines or connects the organs or cells of animals or plants.

Synonyms

  • tympanum
  • lamella
  • adventitia
  • perithelium
  • cornea
  • myringa
  • choroid
  • meninges
  • hyaloid
  • mucous membrane
  • intima
  • diaphragm
  • serous membrane
  • hyaloid membrane
  • semipermeable membrane
  • trophoblast
  • tunic
  • synovium
  • capsula glomeruli
  • ciliary body
  • eardrum
  • tunica
  • ependyma
  • sarcolemma
  • phospholipid
  • serosa
  • fetal membrane
  • midriff
  • fertilization membrane
  • endocranium
  • web
  • chorioallantoic membrane
  • basilar membrane
  • mucosa
  • Bowman's capsule
  • glomerular capsule
  • tympanic membrane
  • periosteum
  • endosteum
  • retina
  • meninx
  • iris
  • synovial membrane
  • choroid coat
  • chorioallantois
  • animal tissue
  • axolemma

Antonyms

  • follow
  • rear
  • reverse
  • tail

Etymology

  • membrana (Latin)
  • membrum (Latin)

4. mucous

adjective. ['ˈmjuːkəs'] of or secreting or covered with or resembling mucus.

Etymology

  • mūcōsus (Latin)
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