- glassy; hyaline.
Origin of hyaloid
Related Words for hyaloidglazed, icy, shiny, sleek, clear, translucent, transparent, glasslike, hyaline, hyaloid, glossy, lustrous, slick, slippery, vitreous, burnished, vitric
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Historical Examples of hyaloid
They form the rudiments of the hyaloid membrane and lens capsule.
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.The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume IV (of 4)
Francis Maitland Balfour
It is surrounded by the hyaloid membrane, already noticed, and anteriorly is concave for the reception of the lens.
- anatomy zoology clear and transparent; glassy; hyaline
Word Origin for hyaloid
- Glassy or transparent in appearance; hyaline.