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hyaline

noun [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
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