hy·​al·​o·​gen hī-ˈal-ə-jən How to pronounce hyalogen (audio) -ˌjen How to pronounce hyalogen (audio)
: any of several insoluble substances that are related to mucoproteins, are found in many animal structures (as hydatid cysts), and yield hyalines on hydrolysis

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“Hyalogen.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/hyalogen. Accessed 27 Jan. 2023.

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