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See definition of membranous on Dictionary.com
  • as infilmy
  • as invapory

synonyms for membranous

  • bleary
  • blurred
  • cloudy
  • dim
  • hazy
  • milky
  • misty
  • opalescent
  • opaque
  • pearly

antonyms for membranous

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  • clean
  • clear
  • nontransparent
  • see-through
  • substantial
  • translucent
  • transparent
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    How to use membranous in a sentence

    I took in the situation almost at a glance—membranous croup!
    A CONNECTICUT YANKEE IN KING ARTHUR'S COURT, COMPLETEMARK TWAIN (SAMUEL CLEMENS)
    I have never examined the throat of a child dead from so-called membranous croup in which I did not find the diphtheria bacillus.
    ESSAYS IN PASTORAL MEDICINEAUSTIN MALLEY
    Inflammatory, obstructive, and membranous dysmenorrhoea are commonly made worse by marriage.
    ESSAYS IN PASTORAL MEDICINEAUSTIN MALLEY
    The ears were without hair, thin and membranous like the wings of a bat, and very open.
    BUFFON'S NATURAL HISTORY. VOLUME VII (OF 10)GEORGES LOUIS LECLERC DE BUFFON
    When conditions unfavorable for life come, the amœba, like some one-celled plants, encysts itself within a membranous wall.
    A CIVIC BIOLOGYGEORGE WILLIAM HUNTER
    As the leaves develop, these membranous wrappings curl back, and finally wither and fall.
    A YEAR IN THE FIELDSJOHN BURROUGHS
    Characterized by having four membranous wings with comparatively few veins, the hind part smallest.
    DIRECTIONS FOR COLLECTING AND PRESERVING INSECTSC. V. RILEY
    At the moment of this change the envelope is nearly as soft and membranous as in the order first mentioned.
    AN INTRODUCTION TO ENTOMOLOGY: VOL. III (OF 4)WILLIAM KIRBY
    Lateral and often membranous processes observable on each side of the tongue in some Hymenoptera, &c.
    AN INTRODUCTION TO ENTOMOLOGY: VOL. III (OF 4)WILLIAM KIRBY
    The upper organs of flight, when they are corneous or coriaceous at the base and membranous at the apex.
    AN INTRODUCTION TO ENTOMOLOGY: VOL. III (OF 4)WILLIAM KIRBY
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    capacitor

    WORDS RELATED TO MEMBRANOUS

    • bleary
    • blurred
    • cloudy
    • dim
    • hazy
    • membranous
    • milky
    • misty
    • opalescent
    • opaque
    • pearly
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