hyaloid

adjective

hy·​a·​loid ˈhī-ə-ˌlȯid How to pronounce hyaloid (audio)

Word History

Etymology

Greek hyaloeidēs, from hyalos

First Known Use

circa 1836, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of hyaloid was circa 1836

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Cite this Entry

“Hyaloid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hyaloid. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

Medical Definition

hyaloid

adjective
hy·​a·​loid ˈhī-ə-ˌlȯid How to pronounce hyaloid (audio)
: being glassy or transparent
a hyaloid appearance
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