SYN: hyaline. [hyalo- + G. eidos, resemblance]

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hy·a·loid 'hī-ə-.lȯid adj being glassy or transparent <a \hyaloid appearance>

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hy·a·loid (hiґə-loid) [hyal- + -oid] hyaline.

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  • Hyaloid — Hy a*loid, a. [Gr. ? glassy, transparent; y alos glass + ? appearance: cf. F. hyalo[ i]de.] (Anat.) Resembling glass; vitriform; transparent; hyaline; as, the hyaloid membrane, a very delicate membrane inclosing the vitreous humor of the eye.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hyaloid — [hī′ə loid΄] adj. [Gr hyaloeidēs < hyalos, glass + eidos, appearance: see OID] HYALINE …   English World dictionary

  • hyaloid — /huy euh loyd /, n. 1. See hyaloid membrane. adj. 2. glassy; hyaline. [1660 70; < Gk hyaloeidés like glass. See HYAL , OID] * * * …   Universalium

  • hyaloid — adj. transparent, glassy, hyaline; attached to the hyaloid membrane (Anatomy) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hyaloid — hy•a•loid [[t]ˈhaɪ əˌlɔɪd[/t]] n. 1) anat. oph hyaloid membrane 2) glassy; hyaline • Etymology: 1660–70; < Gk hyaloeidḗs. See hyalo , oid …   From formal English to slang

  • hyaloid — /ˈhaɪəlɔɪd/ (say huyuhloyd) noun 1. Anatomy the hyaloid membrane of the eye. –adjective 2. glassy; hyaline. {Greek hyaloeidēs like glass. See hyalo , oid} …   Australian English dictionary

  • hyaloid — adj. Anat. glassy. Phrases and idioms: hyaloid membrane a thin transparent membrane enveloping the vitreous humour of the eye. Etymology: F hyaloiumlde f. LL hyaloides f. Gk hualoeides (as HYALITE) …   Useful english dictionary

  • hyaloid — adjective Etymology: Greek hyaloeidēs, from hyalos Date: circa 1836 glassy, transparent …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • hyaloid — adjective transparent or glossy …   Wiktionary

  • hyaloid — hy|a|lo|id <Adj.> [zu griech. oeide̅s = ähnlich]: a) glasartig; b) (Med.) den Glaskörper des Auges betreffend …   Universal-Lexikon

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