Hyaline meaning

hīə-lĭn, -līn
Resembling glass, as in translucence or transparency; glassy.
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Something that is translucent or transparent.
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Transparent as glass; glassy.
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Of or relating to hyalin.
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Anything transparent or glassy, as a smooth sea or clear sky.
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Anything glassy, translucent or transparent; the sea or sky.
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(zoology, anatomy) A clear translucent substance in tissues.
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(biochemistry) The main constituent of the walls of hydatid cysts; a nitrogenous body, which, by decomposition, yields a dextrogyrate sugar, susceptible to alcoholic fermentation.

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Origin of hyaline

  • Late Latin hyalinus from Greek hualinos of glass from hualos glass

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Latin hyalinus, from late Ancient Greek ύαλινος (ualinos), from ύαλος (ualos, “glass”).

    From Wiktionary