Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The uniform matrix of hyaline cartilage.
  • noun A translucent product of some degenerative skin conditions.

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Alternative spelling of hyaline.

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

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

Etymologies

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

[Greek hualos, glass + –in.]

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