hyaline cells

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • Hyaline — Hy a*line, n. 1. A poetic term for the sea or the atmosphere. The clear hyaline, the glassy sea. Milton. [1913 Webster] Our blood runs amazed neath the calm hyaline. Mrs. Browning. [1913 Webster] 2. (Biol.) The pellucid substance, present in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hyaline cartilage — n translucent bluish white cartilage consisting of cells embedded in an apparently homogeneous matrix, present in joints and respiratory passages, and forming most of the fetal skeleton * * * the most common type of cartilage: a bluish white… …   Medical dictionary

  • hyaline degeneration — n tissue degeneration chiefly of connective tissues in which structural elements of affected cells are replaced by homogeneous translucent material that stains intensely with acid stains * * * a regressive cellular change in which the cytoplasm… …   Medical dictionary

  • Hyaline cartilage — Infobox Anatomy Name = Hyaline cartilage Latin = GraySubject = 68 GrayPage = 279 Caption = Human cartilage cells from the cricoid cartilage. Caption2 = Transverse section of trachea. (Hyaline cartilage labeled at bottom right.) System = MeshName …   Wikipedia

  • hyaline degeneration — noun Etymology: hyaline (I) : tissue degeneration chiefly of connective tissues in which structural elements of affected cells are replaced by homogeneous translucent material that stains intensely with acid dyes * * * hyaline degeneration noun… …   Useful english dictionary

  • hyaline — Relating to transparent or colorless hyphae or other fungal structures. SYN: hyaloid. [G. hyalos, glass] * * * hy·a·line hī ə lən, .līn adj transparent or nearly transparent and usu. homogeneous hyaline n 1) or hy·a·lin ə lən a nitrogenous… …   Medical dictionary

  • hyaline cartilage — noun Date: 1855 translucent bluish white cartilage with the cells embedded in an apparently homogeneous matrix present in joints and respiratory passages and forming most of the fetal skeleton …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • hyaline — I. adjective Etymology: Late Latin hyalinus, from Greek hyalinos, from hyalos Date: circa 1661 transparent or nearly so and usually homogeneous II. noun Date: 1667 1. something (as the clear atmosphere) that is transparent 2. (or hy …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • juvenile hyaline fibromatosis — a rare disorder, of autosomal recessive inheritance, characterized by multiple painless cutaneous papules containing spindle shaped cells in an amorphous, acidophilic ground substance, occurring on the head, back, and extremities; lesions recur… …   Medical dictionary

  • Crooke cells hyalinization (changes hyaline degeneration) — (krook) [Arthur Carleton Crooke, British pathologist, 1905–1990] see under hyalinization …   Medical dictionary

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