Hyaline



[noun hahy-uh-leen, -lin; adjective hahy-uh-lin, -lahyn] /noun ˈhaɪ əˌlin, -lɪn; adjective ˈhaɪ ə lɪn, -ˌlaɪn/

noun
1.
Also, hyalin, H04/H0454500 hahy-uh-lin, ˈhaɪ ə lɪn. Biochemistry.

2.
something glassy or transparent.
adjective
3.
of or relating to hyaline.
4.
glassy or transparent.
5.
of or relating to glass.
6.
amorphous; not crystalline.
/ˈhaɪəlɪn/
adjective
1.
(biology) clear and translucent, with no fibres or granules
2.
(archaic) transparent
noun
3.
(archaic) a glassy transparent surface
adj.

1660s, from Latin hyalinus, from Greek hyalinos “of glass or crystal,” from hyalos “glass” (see hyalo-).

hyaline hy·a·line (hī’ə-lĭn, -līn’)
adj.
Resembling glass, as in translucence or transparency; glassy. n.

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