hyaline degeneration

noun

Medical Definition of hyaline degeneration

: tissue degeneration chiefly of connective tissues in which structural elements of affected cells are replaced by homogeneous translucent material that stains intensely with acid stains

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“Hyaline degeneration.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/hyaline%20degeneration. Accessed 1 Dec. 2021.

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