A serous membrane, especially one that lines the pericardial, pleural, and peritoneal cavities, enclosing their contents.
The membrane that lines the walls of the abdomen and the pelvis (called the parietal peritoneum) and encloses the abdominal and pelvic organs (called the visceral peritoneum.) The space between the two, the peritoneal cavity, fills with inflammatory cells and pus when the peritoneum becomes infected.
A parting or being parted; division into parts; separation; apportionment
(Biology) Cell division.
A thin plate, sheet, or layer.
The definition of a sheath is a case for a knife or blade, or a tube-shaped structure that wraps around for protection, or a close-fitting dress.
The definition of a layer is a single thickness or coat, or a hen that lays eggs.
A usually thin, closely adhering outer layer:
A thin covering or coating:
The definition of a surface is the outer face or side of something.
Find another word for membranes. In this page you can discover 12 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for membranes, like: serosae, septa, peritonea, partitions, divisions, amnia, laminas, sheaths, layers, skins and films.