transmembranous etymology

English word transmembranous comes from English membranous, English trans-

Detailed word origin of transmembranous

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
membranous English (eng) Accompanying the formation of a membrane.. Having the qualities of, or pertaining to, a membrane.. Thin, pliable, and often transparent.
trans- English (eng) (chemistry) A compound in which two atoms or groups are situated on opposite sides of some plane of symmetry passing through the compound. (Also used without the hyphen as an adjective; see trans.). Across, through, over, beyond, to or on the other side of, outside of.. Transgender or transsexual, or pertaining to those who are transgender or transsexual.
transmembranous English (eng) Transmembrane, traversing a cellular membrane.

Words with the same origin as transmembranous

Descendants of trans-
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