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mem·bran·ous

membranous

 
pronunciation:
mem br ns
features:
Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition: related to, made of, or similar to one of the thin, flexible layers of tissue that cover, separate, line, or connect organs and other structures in a living organism.
A membranous structure called the yolk sac encloses the yolk in bird eggs.
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