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hyaline

Definitions of hyaline
  1. adjective
    resembling glass in transparency or translucency
    “"the morning is as clear as diamond or as hyaline"-Sacheverell Sitwell”
    synonyms: hyaloid
    clear
    allowing light to pass through
  2. noun
    a glassy translucent substance that occurs in hyaline cartilage or in certain skin conditions
    synonyms: hyalin
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    types:
    keratohyalin
    hyaline in the large granules of the stratum granulosum
    type of:
    translucent substance, transparent substance
    a material having the property of admitting light diffusely; a partly transparent material
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