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hy·a·line

 (hī′ə-lĭn, -līn′)
adj.
Resembling glass, as in translucence or transparency; glassy.
n.
1. Something that is translucent or transparent.
2. Variant of hyalin.

[Late Latin hyalinus, from Greek hualinos, of glass, from hualos, glass.]
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hyaline

(ˈhaɪəlɪn)
adj
1. (Zoology) biology clear and translucent, with no fibres or granules
2. archaic transparent
n
archaic a glassy transparent surface
[C17: from Late Latin hyalinus, from Greek hualinos of glass, from hualos glass]
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hy•a•line

(n. ˈhaɪ əˌlin, -lɪn; adj. -lɪn, -ˌlaɪn)

n.
1. Also, hy•a•lin (lɪn)
a. a horny substance found in hydatid cysts, closely resembling chitin.
b. a structureless, transparent substance found in cartilage, the eye, etc., resulting from the pathological degeneration of tissue.
2. something glassy or transparent.
adj.
3. of or pertaining to hyaline.
4. glassy or transparent.
[1655–65; < Late Latin hyalinus < Greek hyálinos of glass]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hyaline - a glassy translucent substance that occurs in hyaline cartilage or in certain skin conditionshyaline - a glassy translucent substance that occurs in hyaline cartilage or in certain skin conditions
keratohyalin - hyaline in the large granules of the stratum granulosum
translucent substance, transparent substance - a material having the property of admitting light diffusely; a partly transparent material
Adj.1.hyaline - resembling glass in transparency or translucency; "the morning is as clear as diamond or as hyaline"-Sacheverell Sitwell
clear - allowing light to pass through; "clear water"; "clear plastic bags"; "clear glass"; "the air is clear and clean"
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Translations

hy·a·line

a. hialino-a, vítreo-a o casi transparente;
___ castcilindro ___, que se observa en la orina;
___ membrane diseaseenfermedad de la membrana ___, trastorno repiratorio que se manifiesta en recién nacidos.
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In the foetus, there is increased occurrence of hyaline membrane disease, intraventricular hemorrhage, sepsis, cord prolapse, foetal distress and increased foetal wastage.
A post-mortem found Ruby died from natural causes attributed to severe hyaline membrane disease, prematurity and a spontaneous intestinal perforation.
Antenatal steroids reduce the risk of hyaline membrane disease and associated respiratory distress in mothers at risk for preterm delivery.7 This is due to the improving lung maturation in the preterm offspring.
The epidemic began in early July 2016 in a premature 33.9 GA admitted for hyaline membrane disease, which showed after 3 days of his hospitalization signs of sepsis with isolation of Serratia marcescens in the blood culture, and other cases were diagnosed throughout the July period.
As per reports, five were referred to the hospital from Lunavada, Surendranagar, Mansa, Viramgam, Himmatnagar with critical conditions such as severe birth asphyxia, extreme preterm with birth weight 1.1 kg (usual 2.5 kg), hyaline membrane disease, septicemia.
Collated perinatal data included Apgar scores at 1 and 5 minutes, admission to the neonatal ward or intensive care unit, need for ventilation, development of any of the following conditions: hyaline membrane disease, hypoxic ischaemic encephalopathy, intraventricular haemorrhage, congenital or nosocomial infections, necrotising enterocolitis and death.
Acute fibrinous and organizing pneumonia (AFOP) is characterized by alveolar spaces filled with organizing fibrin balls but lacking the presence of hyaline membrane formation (Figure 6).
Gauchan et al15 reported neonatal jaundice (24.7%), sepsis (21.4%) perinatal asphyxia (19.2%), low birth weight (7.54%), meconium aspiration syndrome (4.32%) and Hyaline membrane disease (1.6%) to be the most common causes of admissions.
The ability to effectively treat babies compromised by respiratory distress syndrome (then still referred to as hyaline membrane disease) using continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) opened the door for other lifesaving interventions for babies who had problems with all the other organ systems.
Cephalothoracic shield subcircular, nearly as long as wide [2.19 (2.05-2.35) x 2.11 (1.98-2.33) mm], with well-developed paired frontal plates, posterior margin of thoracic zone extending beyond posterior limit of lateral zone, and hyaline membrane along frontal and lateral rims.