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Words nearby fibrous membrane
Example sentences from the Web for fibrous membrane
Traveling through the bodily fluids of an infected person, Ebola enters through a mucous membrane or break in the skin.
Water has to be pushed through a semipermeable membrane that blocks the salt and other impurities from going through.Sun+Water= High Tech Caribbean Luxury At The Cusinart Resort|The Daily Beast|June 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
When they are done, the casing has transformed from translucent membrane into chewy, wrinkled coat.
You ever heard of something called membrane theory, detectives?‘True Detective’ Episode 5 Review: ‘The Secret Fate of All Life’ is the Best Episode Yet|Andrew Romano|February 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
What happens is that the inflammation of the liver triggered by the infection causes it to contract and it becomes a fibrous blob.Anas al-Liby’s Health Care During Terror Trial Could Gouge Taxpayers|Jamie Dettmer|October 22, 2013|DAILY BEAST
But this paper was a very tough, fibrous substance, and would resist quite a heavy blow as well as keep out the cold.Our Little Korean Cousin|H. Lee M. Pike
“Fibrous” applies metaphorically to mental qualities; it means strong, sinewy—high talents, just below genius.Assimilative Memory|Marcus Dwight Larrowe (AKA Prof. A. Loisette)
The essential point in which it differs from any other known mineral consists in its being at once fibrous and textile.Asbestos|Robert H. Jones
Small fragments of mucous membrane may be found, and when examined by a pathologist, may occasionally establish the diagnosis.
The damage which they do to the mucous membrane favors bacterial invasion.