- a horny substance found in hydatid cysts, closely resembling chitin.
- a structureless, transparent substance found in cartilage, the eye, etc., resulting from the pathological degeneration of tissue.
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OTHER WORDS FROM hyalinesub·hy·a·lin, adjectivesub·hy·a·line, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for hyaline
The sediment contains a few hyaline and finely granular casts and an occasional red blood-cell.
When well stained, a delicate hyaline peripheral zone can be distinguished.
It makes its way into a red corpuscle, where it appears as a small, pale "hyaline" body.
Then fibrin and hyaline tissue are stained deep blue, whilst bacteria which "stain Gram" appear of a deep blue-violet colour.The Elements of Bacteriological Technique|John William Henry Eyre
Its wings are hyaline, the thorax has five black spots, and the abdomen three rows of similar spots.The Insect World|Louis Figuier