Glossary of Medical Terms

Our online medical glossary of medical terms and definitions includes definitions for terms related to treatment, and general medicine


1. A thin skin; a pellicle; a membranous covering, causing opacity; hence, any thin, slight covering. "He from fat films shall purge the visual ray." (Pope) 2. A slender thread, as that of a cobweb. "Her whip of cricket's bone, the lash of film." (Shak) Origin: AS. Movie skin, fr. Fell skin; akin to fylmen membrane, OFries. Filmene skin. See Fell skin. To cover with a thin skin or pellicle. "It will but skin and movie the ulcerous place." (Shak) Source: Websters Vocabulary
tritium   tritium-breeding ratio   tritium inventory   tritocaline   tritolyl phosphates   triton   triton burnup   triton tumour   (0)
© 2006-2023 Last Updated On: 02/05/2023 (0.03)