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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A thin, soft layer of tissue that covers a part of an animal or plant.

Usage examples (38)
  • A semi-permeable membrane lets fluid move one way through it but not the other.
  • With every mitosis, the nuclear membrane is regenerated.
  • I loathe the feel of it as I peel the membrane from the inside.
  • In fact, life itself begins with a change in membrane potential. for more
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