Hyaline degeneration



hyaline degeneration n.
Any of several degenerative processes that affect various cells and tissues, resulting in the formation of rounded masses or broad bands of homogeneous acidophilic substances that have a glassy appearance. Also called glassy degeneration, hyalinosis.

Tagged:

Read Also:

  • Hyaline membrane

    hyaline membrane n. The thin, clear basement membrane between the inner fibrous layer of a hair follicle and its outer root sheath. Also called glassy membrane.

  • Hyaline-membrane-disease

    noun, Pathology. 1. . hyaline membrane disease n. See respiratory distress syndrome.



  • Hyaline tubercle

    hyaline tubercle n. A fibrous tubercle in which the cellular fibrous tissue and collagenous material alter and merge into a fairly homogeneous, firm, acellular mass.

  • Hyalinization

    [hahy-uh-luh-nuh-zey-shuh n] /ˌhaɪ ə lə nəˈzeɪ ʃən/ noun, Pathology. 1. a condition in which normal tissue deteriorates into a homogeneous, translucent material. hyalinization hy·a·lin·i·za·tion (hī’ə-lĭn’ĭ-zā’shən) n. The formation of hyalin. hy’a·lin·ized (hī’ə-lə-nīzd’) adj.



Disclaimer: Hyaline degeneration definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.