A flexible enclosing or separating tissue forming a plane or film and separating two environments (usually in a plant or animal). (noun)
A mechanical, thin, flat flexible part that can deform or vibrate when excited by an external force. (noun)
A flexible or semi-flexible covering or waterproofing whose primary function is to exclude water. (noun)
Examples of word membrane
He searching the darkness with his eyes, reaching tentatively towards a mirror that no longer showed a reflection he recognized, and she pressed against the membrane from the other side, frozen in place.
I loathe the feel of it as I peel the membrane from the inside.
Oyster beds are dead and dying with the offspring unable to survive due to changes in membrane viscosity caused by the dispersant.
Recently, needle septostomy through the inter-twin membrane, has been reported as a treatment for Twin-Twin Transfusion Syndrome.
The inter-twin membrane has two layers (amnion-amnion) in monochorionic gestations, which appear thin, versus three layers (amnion-chorion-amnion) in dichorionic gestations.