[ hahy-uh-luh-nuh-zey-shuh n ]
/ ˌhaɪ ə lə nəˈzeɪ ʃən /

noun Pathology.

a condition in which normal tissue deteriorates into a homogeneous, translucent material.

Origin of hyalinization

First recorded in 1915–20; hyalinize + -ation
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Medicine definitions for hyalinization


[ hī′ə-lĭn′ĭ-zāshən ]


The formation of hyalin.
Related formshya•lin•ized (ə-lə-nīzd′) adj.
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