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"membrane" in British English

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membranenoun [C or U]

uk   us   /ˈmem.breɪn/ specialized
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
(Definition of membrane from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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membranenoun [C]

 us   /ˈmem·breɪn/
a thin, soft layer of tissue that covers organs or connects parts of living things, or the outer covering of a cell
(Definition of membrane from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “membrane”
in Vietnamese màng…
in Spanish membrana…
in Malaysian membran…
in Thai เยื่อบุผิว…
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 Indonesian selaput…
in Polish błona…
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