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View synonyms for hyaloid

hyaloid

[ hahy-uh-loid ]

adjective

  1. glassy; hyaline.

hyaloid

/ ˈhaɪəˌlɔɪd /

adjective

  1. anatomy zoology clear and transparent; glassy; hyaline


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Other Words From

  • sub·hya·loid adjective
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Word History and Origins

Origin of hyaloid1

First recorded in 1660–70, hyaloid is from the Greek word hyaloeidḗs like glass. See hyal-, -oid
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Word History and Origins

Origin of hyaloid1

C19: from Greek hualoeidēs
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Example Sentences

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.

It is surrounded by the hyaloid membrane, already noticed, and anteriorly is concave for the reception of the lens.

There is no pecten, but the numerous hyaloid arteries which are found in the embryo represent it.

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