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[hahy-uh-loid] /ˈhaɪ əˌlɔɪd/

glassy; hyaline.
(anatomy, zoology) clear and transparent; glassy; hyaline

hyaloid hy·a·loid (hī’ə-loid’)
Glassy or transparent in appearance; hyaline.


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