hyaline vs hyaloid what difference

what is difference between hyaline and hyaloid

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


English

Etymology

From Ancient Greek ὑαλοειδής (hualoeidḗs), from ὕαλος (húalos, glass) + -ειδής (-eidḗs, -id).

Adjective

hyaloid (comparative more hyaloid, superlative most hyaloid)

  1. transparent or glassy

Derived terms

  • hyaloid artery
  • hyaloid fossa
  • hyaloid membrane
  • subhyaloid
  • hyaloidotomy
  • hyaluronic

Noun

hyaloid (plural hyaloids)

  1. (anatomy) The hyaloid membrane

Anagrams

  • Holiday, holiday, hyoidal

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