hyalo-

hyalo-

a combining form meaning “glass,” used in the formation of compound words: hyaloplasm.
Also, especially before a vowel, hyal-.


Origin:
< Greek, combining form of hýalos glass

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hyalo- or (before a vowel) hyal-
 
combining form
of, relating to, or resembling glass: hyaloplasm
 
[from Greek hualos glass]
 
hyal- or (before a vowel) hyal-
 
combining form
 
[from Greek hualos glass]

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hyalo- or hyal-
pref.

  1. Glass: hyalophagia.

  2. Glassy; hyaline: hyaloplasm.

  3. Hyalin: hyalosis.

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