- glassy; hyaline.
Origin of hyaloid
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They form the rudiments of the hyaloid membrane and lens capsule.
I cannot, however, accept his view that the hyaloid membrane is a mesoblastic product.
The lens capsule arises at about the same period as the hyaloid membrane, and is a product of the cells of the lens.
Vascular sheath between the hyaloid membrane and the vitreous humour.The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume IV (of 4)
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It is surrounded by the hyaloid membrane, already noticed, and anteriorly is concave for the reception of the lens.
- anatomy zoology clear and transparent; glassy; hyaline
C19: from Greek hualoeidēs
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- Glassy or transparent in appearance; hyaline.
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