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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 Semipermeable Membrane

Example sentences of the word semipermeable-membrane


1. Noun Phrase
Osmosis occurs when solvent molecules move through a semipermeable membrane.

2. Noun Phrase
The semipermeable membrane of the egg allowed vinegar to pass through it via osmosis.

3. Noun Phrase
Reverse osmosis filters force water through a semipermeable membrane that traps and removes solids from the water.

2. semipermeable

adjective. (of a membrane) selectively permeable.

Antonyms

  • impervious

3. 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)

4. 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)
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