hyalin vs hyaline what difference

what is difference between hyalin and hyaline

English

Noun

hyalin (countable and uncountable, plural hyalins)

  1. Alternative spelling of hyaline

Anagrams

  • linhay

Swedish

Etymology

From Ancient Greek ὑάλινος, used in Swedish since 1834, cognate with English hyaline and Latin hyalinus.

Adjective

hyalin (not comparable)

  1. hyaline, glassy, transparent

Declension

Synonyms

  • glasaktig

Related terms

  • hyalint brosk
  • hyalit

References

  • hyalin in Svenska Akademiens ordlista (SAOL)
  • hyalin in Svenska Akademiens ordbok (SAOB)


English

Alternative forms

  • hyalin

Etymology

Latin hyalinus, from Koine Greek ὑάλινος (huálinos), from ὕαλος (húalos, glass).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈhaɪəlɪn/, /ˈhaɪəliːn/

Adjective

hyaline (comparative more hyaline, superlative most hyaline)

  1. Glassy, transparent; amorphous.
    • 1791, Erasmus Darwin, The Economy of Vegetation, J. Johnson, p. 117:
      And, as below she braids her hyaline hair, / Eyes her soft smiles reflected in the air [] .

Derived terms

  • hyaline degeneration

Translations

Noun

hyaline (countable and uncountable, plural hyalines)

  1. (poetic) Anything glassy, translucent or transparent; the sea or sky.
    • 1844, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, A Rhapsody of Life’s Progress
      Our blood runs amazed ‘neath the calm hyaline.
  2. (zoology, anatomy) A clear translucent substance in tissues.
  3. (biochemistry) The main constituent of the walls of hydatid cysts; a nitrogenous body, which, by decomposition, yields a dextrogyrate sugar, susceptible to alcoholic fermentation.
    • 1880, Arthur Gamgee, A Text-book of the physiological chemistry []
      where a villus comes next to a gland the short cubical cells of the gland may be traced into the columnar cells of the villus , the hyaline border becoming more marked

Latin

Adjective

hyaline

  1. vocative masculine singular of hyalinus

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