noun Pathology.
a condition in which normal tissue deteriorates into a homogeneous, translucent material.

1915–20; hyalinize + -ation

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hyalinization hy·a·lin·i·za·tion (hī'ə-lĭn'ĭ-zā'shən)
The formation of hyalin.

hy'a·lin·ized (hī'ə-lə-nīzd') adj.
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