Meaning of “hyaline” in the English Dictionary

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"hyaline" in British English

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hyalinenoun [ U ]

uk /ˈhaɪ.ə.lɪn/ us /ˈhaɪ.ə.lɪn/ specialized

any substance that is transparent or almost transparent:

hyaline membrane
hyaline cartilage

a transparent substance found in cartilage and the eye that is produced when tissue breaks down

(Definition of “hyaline” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)