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hy·a·loid

 (hī′ə-loid′)
adj.
Glassy or transparent in appearance; hyaline.

[Greek hualoeidēs : hualos, glass + -oeidēs, -oid.]

hyaloid

(ˈhaɪəˌlɔɪd)
adj
(Anatomy) anatomy zoology clear and transparent; glassy; hyaline
[C19: from Greek hualoeidēs]

hy•a•loid

(ˈhaɪ əˌlɔɪd)

n. adj.
2. glassy; hyaline.
[1660–70; < Greek hyaloeidḗs. See hyalo-, -oid]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hyaloid - the transparent membrane enveloping the vitreous humor of the eye and separating it from the retina
tissue layer, membrane - a pliable sheet of tissue that covers or lines or connects the organs or cells of animals or plants
Adj.1.hyaloid - 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"
Translations

hy·a·loid

a. hialoide, hialoideo-a, semejante al vidrio.
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In the majority of cases the fibrovascular membrane, fed by the persistent hyaloid artery, adheres to the posterior capsule of the crystalline lens.

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