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membrane

noun [C or U] uk   /ˈmem.breɪn/ specialized us  
anatomy a thin piece of skin that covers or connects parts of a person's or animal's body: The cornea is the transparent membrane that covers the front of the eye. engineering a very thin piece of material that covers an opening biology the outer covering of a cell: a cell membrane
Translations of “membrane”
in Spanish membrana…
in French membrane…
in German die Membran…
in Chinese (Traditional) 膜, 薄膜, 膜狀物…
in Russian оболочка, перепонка…
in Turkish zar…
in Chinese (Simplified) 膜, 薄膜, 膜状物…
in Polish błona…
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