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mem·bra·nous

(mem'bră-nŭs),
Relating to or of the form of a membrane.
Synonym(s): hymenoid (1) , membranaceous

membranous

(mĕm′brə-nəs)
adj.
1. Relating to, made of, or similar to a membrane.
2. Medicine Characterized by the formation of a usually abnormal membrane or a layer similar to a membrane: membranous nephropathy.

mem·bra·nous

(mem'bră-nŭs)
Relating to or of the form of a membrane.

membranous

(of plants) being dry and flexible but not green.

Patient discussion about membranous

Q. HYALINE MEMBRANE DISEASE in pre-mature infants;what are the causes of it in pregnant women?

A. the cause of Hyaline Membrane disease is pre-mature birth. while the fetus develop, about in the 29th week a substance called surfactant is created in the lungs. this substance's function is to change the surface tension of the fluid in the lungs- therefore decreasing it's force. the surface tension tends to shrink the lungs and can cause the lungs to collapse. so a premature baby wouldn't be able to breath properly.

Q. For those that had an epimacular membrane removed, how long was it before your eye healed? How was your vision afterwards? Do you now require or benefit from glasses?

A. Epimacular membrane removal can be associated with a variety of ocular conditions and therefore the healing process varies tremendously depending on the underlying pathology. Furthermore, this condition may recur.

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Evolution of antibody titre against the M-type phospholipase A2 receptor and clinical response in idiopathic membranous nephropathy patients treated with tacrolimus.
Localization of NIS expression was scored as positive according to >10% cytoplasmic membranous staining and no cytoplasmic membranous staining, respectively.
Urinary continence after radical retropubic prostatectomy: Relationship with membranous urethral length on preoperative endorectal magnetic resonance imaging.
Several surgical procedures for congenital membranous cataract have been described (Table 1).
Muscular and membranous VSDs with diameters less than 6 mm have the best chance of spontaneous closure [5, 6].
A bronchoscopy showed that the membranous trachea was raised, a mass oppressing the membranous region of the trachea from the posterior mediastinum.
M-Type Phospholipase A2 Receptor Autoantibodies and Glomerular Phospholipase A2 Receptor in Primary Membranous Nephropathy
He said that there has been a rise in the cases of Membranous Nephropathy in India as well, and it might have some correlation with air pollution, as has been proven in China.
Fervenza, M.D., Ph.D., from the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, and colleagues randomly assigned 130 patients with membranous nephropathy to receive either intravenous rituximab or oral cyclosporine.
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The scientists said the membranous wings and elongated forelimbs in the scansoriopterygids family probably demonstrate a shortlived experimentation with flight, before feathered wings became dominant.
Unlike birds, Ambopteryx had membranous wings resembling pterosaurs, flying reptiles that appeared roughly 230 million years ago, and bats, flying mammals that appeared roughly 50 million years ago.