Hymenogeny

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Hymenogeny The production of artificial membranes by contact of two fluids, as albumin and fat, by which the globules of the latter are surrounded by a thin film of the former.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n hymenogeny The production of membrane as the effect of contact of two liquids, as albumen and fat, when the former gives a coating to the globules of the latter.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr. a membrane + root of to be born