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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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Example sentences of the word plasma-membrane


1. Noun Phrase
A new plasma membrane and cell wall form along each side of the cell plate.

2. Noun Phrase
See that around the cell is a plasma membrane that holds the cell together.

3. Noun Phrase
Simply put, the plasma membrane separates the inside of the cell from everything else.

4. Noun Phrase
The plasma membrane also regulates the substances that enter or exit the interior of the cell.

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. plasma

noun. ['ˈplæzmə'] the colorless watery fluid of the blood and lymph that contains no cells, but in which the blood cells (erythrocytes, leukocytes, and thrombocytes) are suspended.

Synonyms

  • blood plasma
  • human gamma globulin
  • plasm
  • gamma globulin
  • plasma protein
  • ECF

Antonyms

  • liquid
  • imperfection
  • unskillfulness
  • nonexistence

Etymology

  • πλάσμα (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • πλάσσω (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

5. plasma

noun. ['ˈplæzmə'] (physical chemistry) a fourth state of matter distinct from solid or liquid or gas and present in stars and fusion reactors; a gas becomes a plasma when it is heated until the atoms lose all their electrons, leaving a highly electrified collection of nuclei and free electrons.

Synonyms

  • interplanetary gas
  • state

Antonyms

  • action
  • inactiveness
  • unemployment

Etymology

  • πλάσμα (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • πλάσσω (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

6. plasma

noun. ['ˈplæzmə'] a green slightly translucent variety of chalcedony used as a gemstone.

Synonyms

  • chalcedony

Antonyms

  • separation
  • motion

Etymology

  • πλάσμα (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • πλάσσω (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
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