HyperDic: mucous_membrane

English > 1 sense of the expression mucous membrane:
NOUNbodymucous membrane, mucosamucus-secreting membrane lining all body cavities or passages that communicate with the exterior
English > mucous membrane: 1 sense > noun 1, body
Meaningmucus-secreting membrane lining all body cavities or passages that communicate with the exterior.
Synonymmucosa
NarrowerconjunctivaA transparent lubricating mucous membrane that covers the eyeball and the under surface of the eyelid
endometrium(pregnancy) the mucous membrane that lines the uterus
hymen, maidenhead, virginal membraneA fold of tissue that partly covers the entrance to the vagina of a virgin
Broadermembrane, tissue layerA pliable sheet of tissue that covers or lines or connects the organs or cells of animals or plants
Spanishmembrana mucosa, mucosa
Catalanmembrana mucosa, mucosa
Adjectivesmucocutaneousof or relating to the mucous membranes and skin

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