membrane

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either of the passages in the outer ear from the auricle to the tympanic membrane acoustic meatus , auditory canal , auditory meatus , ear canal , external auditory canal
transport of a substance (as a protein or drug) across a cell membrane against the concentration gradient; requires an expenditure of energy active transport
enveloping or covering membrane or layer of body tissue adventitia , tunic , tunica
tubular passage of mucous membrane and muscle extending about 8.3 meters from mouth to anus; functions in digestion and elimination alimentary canal , alimentary tract , digestive tract , digestive tube , gastrointestinal tract , GI tract
vascular fetal membrane that develops from the hindgut in embryonic higher vertebrates (reptiles, birds and mammals) allantois
membrane around fetus or embryo amnion , chorion
congenital anomaly in which the mucous membrane under the tongue is too short limiting the mobility of the tongue ankyloglossia , tongue tie
medical instrument consisting of a magnifying lens and light; used for examining the external ear (the auditory meatus and especially the tympanic membrane) auriscope , auroscope , otoscope
outer membrane covering an axon axolemma
membrane in the cochlea that supports the organ of Corti basilar membrane
any fern of the genus Cystopteris characterized by a hooded indusium or bladderlike membrane covering the sori bladder fern
any of several infections of the skin or mucous membrane caused by Blastomyces blastomycosis
organ in many arachnids containing many thin folds of membrane resembling the leaves of a book book lung
thin double membrane surrounding the glomerulus of a nephron Bowman's capsule , capsula glomeruli , glomerular capsule
inner membrane of embryos in higher vertebrates (especially when covering the head at birth) caul , embryonic membrane , veil
membrane glycoprotein that is found primarily on the surface of cytotoxic T cells CD8 , cluster of differentiation 8
thin membrane (a double layer of lipids) enclosing the cytoplasm of a cell; proteins in the membrane control passage of ions (like sodium or potassium or calcium) in and out of the cell cell membrane , cytomembrane , plasma membrane
rigid layer of polysaccharides enclosing the membrane of plant and prokaryotic cells; maintains the shape of the cell and serves as a protective barrier cell wall
one of two spiral bands of tissue connecting the egg yolk to the enclosing membrane at either end of the shell chalaza
edema of the mucous membrane of the eyeball and eyelid lining chemosis
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