n. pl. mem•bra•nae (-nē)
- member of congress,
- member of parliament,
- member of the wedding, the,
- membrana adventitia,
- membrane bone,
- membrane expansion theory
Examples from the Web for membrana
The membrana capsulo-pupillaris is simply a provisional embryonic structure, subserving the nutrition of the lens.The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume III (of 4)|Francis Maitland Balfour
The exact mechanism of the hair-cells and of the membrana reticularis, which looks like a damping apparatus, is unknown.
It has besides a whitish membrane of greater thickness (membrana nictitans), which closes the eye as in other birds.Lachesis Lapponica|Carl von Linn
This feeling of exteriority of sound seems to require transmission through the membrana tympani.
Around the cuticular sheath of the notochord there is formed an elastic membrane—the membrana elastica externa.The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume 1|Francis Maitland Balfour