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hyaloid

[hahy-uh-loid] /ˈhaɪ əˌlɔɪd/
noun
adjective
2.
glassy; hyaline.
Origin
1660-1670
1660-70; < Greek hyaloeidḗs like glass. See hyal-, -oid
Related forms
subhyaloid, adjective
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  • They move through the eyes in a system of tubes called the hyaloid system.
British Dictionary definitions for hyaloid

hyaloid

/ˈhaɪəˌlɔɪd/
adjective
1.
(anatomy, zoology) clear and transparent; glassy; hyaline
Word Origin
C19: from Greek hualoeidēs
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hyaloid in Medicine

hyaloid hy·a·loid (hī'ə-loid')
adj.
Glassy or transparent in appearance; hyaline.

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