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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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