Thesaurus / membrane
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A curious fact about C. villosus is that the acetabular cavity is perforate (on both sides), or at least only closed by membrane.

This membrane bears upon its surface a tuft of hairs, which he thought were probably olfactory in function.

The Origin of VertebratesWalter Holbrook Gaskell

In the early stage of pleurisy the serous membrane is dry, and as the disease advances the membrane becomes unnaturally moist.

Special Report on Diseases of CattleU.S. Department of Agriculture

They are dissolved and carried away on the other side of the membrane through which they pass.

The Action of Medicines in the SystemFrederick William Headland

The membrane that holds the eggs together is then broken, and after a second washing the substance is ready for salting.

In Amphibia the single late formed and radiately striated (Waldeyer) membrane would appear to be a zona radiata.

He flipped his hand to set up another vortex of light, and he saw the first rip that formed in the membrane.

The Finding of HaldgrenCharles Willard Diffin

If ever mercury is expected to do any good in cases of suffocation by membrane, it must be made to act promptly.

The cartilaginous upper and lower jaws are to a great extent surrounded and replaced by a series of membrane bones.

The Vertebrate SkeletonSidney H. Reynolds

The calcaneum is sometimes produced into a long slender process which helps to support the membrane between the leg and the tail.

The Vertebrate SkeletonSidney H. Reynolds


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