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English definition of “hyaline”


noun [U] uk   /ˈhaɪ.ə.lɪn/ us    /ˈhɑɪ.ə.lɪn/ specialized
any substance that is transparent or almost transparent: hyaline membrane hyaline cartilageMedicine
a transparent substance found in cartilage and the eye that is produced when tissue breaks downSubstances and structures in the body
(Definition of hyaline from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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