hyalohyphomycosis hy·a·lo·hy·pho·my·co·sis (hī’ə-lō-hī’fō-mī-kō’sĭs)
An infection caused by a fungus having colorless mycelium that usually occurs as a result of indwelling catheters, steroid therapy, immunosuppressive drugs or cytotoxins, or the body’s decreased resistance to postsurgical infection.
[hahy-uh-loid] /ˈhaɪ əˌlɔɪd/ noun 1. . adjective 2. glassy; hyaline. /ˈhaɪəˌlɔɪd/ adjective 1. (anatomy, zoology) clear and transparent; glassy; hyaline hyaloid hy·a·loid (hī’ə-loid’) adj. Glassy or transparent in appearance; hyaline.
- Hyaloid artery
hyaloid artery n. The terminal branch of the primitive ophthalmic artery, which forms in the embryo an extensive ramification in the primary vitreous and vascular tunic around the lens and which is usually atrophied by the time of birth.
- Hyaloid body
hyaloid body n. See vitreous body.
- Hyaloid fossa
hyaloid fossa n. A depression on the front surface of the vitreous body in which the lens lies.