asteroid hyalosis n.
A form of hyalosis in which numerous small spherical bodies form in the vitreous humor but do not affect vision, associated with increasing age. Also called Benson’s disease.
the class comprising the starfishes. Historical Examples The formation of the permanent Ophiuroid takes place in much the same way as in the Asteroidea. The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume II (of 4) Francis Maitland Balfour
an echinoderm of the class , comprising the starfishes. belonging or pertaining to the .
a Trojan ally slain by Achilles.
noun in astronomy, the study of the oscillations of the stars, cf. helioseismology Examples Asteroseismology is a promising new technique for measuring the fundamental parameters in stars.