hyaloid

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

Definition of hyaloid

First Known Use of hyaloid

circa 1836, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for hyaloid

Greek hyaloeidēs, from hyalos

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The first known use of hyaloid was circa 1836

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“Hyaloid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hyaloid. Accessed 28 Jan. 2021.

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hyaloid

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

Medical Definition of hyaloid

: being glassy or transparent a hyaloid appearance

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