hyalogen

[hī-ălə-jən]

n.

Any of various insoluble substances related to mucoids occurring in structures such as cartilage, vitreous humor, and hydatid cysts and yielding sugars on hydrolysis.

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  • Some consider it a regular metal, but it is usually called a "hyalogen" or glass former like Boron.

    The White Spark

    Orville Livingston Leach