a combining form meaning “glass,” used in the formation of compound words: hyaloplasm.
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Also especially before a vowel, hyal-.
Origin of hyalo-
<Greek, combining form of hýalos glass
Words nearby hyalo-
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British Dictionary definitions for hyalo-
before a vowel hyal-
of, relating to, or resembling glasshyaloplasm
Word Origin for hyalo-
from Greek hualos glass
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Medical definitions for hyalo-
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