false membrane

n.

A thick, tough, fibrinous exudate formed on the surface of a mucous membrane or the skin.croupous membrane neomembrane plica pseudomembrane

Nearby words

  1. filagree,
  2. filament,
  3. filamentary,
  4. filamentous,
  5. filar,
  6. filarial,
  7. filariasis,
  8. filaricide,
  9. filariform,
  10. filariid


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