Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Physiology The uniform matrix of hyaline cartilage.
  • n. Pathology A translucent product of some degenerative skin conditions.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Alternative spelling of hyaline.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a glassy translucent material that occurs in hyaline cartilage or in certain skin conditions.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The chief nitrogenous constituent of hydatid cysts, containing about 5 per cent. of nitrogen.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a glassy translucent substance that occurs in hyaline cartilage or in certain skin conditions

Etymologies

Greek hualos, glass + -in.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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