1. SYN: membranous. 2. Resembling the hymen.

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  • hymenoid — ˈhīməˌnȯid adjective Etymology: Greek hymenoeidēs, from hymeno hymen + eidēs oid : membranous * * * hymenoid, a. Bot. (ˈhaɪmənɔɪd) [ad. Gr. ὑµενοειδής membranous: see hymen2 and oid …   Useful english dictionary

  • hymenoid — hy·men·oid …   English syllables

  • membranous — Relating to or of the form of a membrane. SYN: hymenoid (1), membranaceous. * * * mem·bra·nous mem brə nəs adj 1) of, relating to, or resembling membranes <a membranous lining> 2) characterized or accompanied by the formation of a usu.… …   Medical dictionary

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