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hyaline

[′hī·ə·lən]
(biochemistry)
A clear, homogeneous, structureless material found in the matrix of cartilage, vitreous body, mucin, and glycogen.
(geology)
Transparent and resembling glass.
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reported that after 40 days, a well-organized fibrous tissue fully filled the lesions of the control group, whereas the HeNe laser-treated damages showed that a hyaline cartilage filled the lesion completely.
Hemelytron hyaline, oily shiny; apices of clavus and embolium, and inner corner of cuneus each with a brown spot; posterior inner margin of corium sometimes slightly darkened; membrane pale smoky brown, nearly hyaline.
1 mm long, single, patent, hyaline, glandular; veins single to bifurcate near the base, 1-1.
This ultimately results in the formation of fibrocartilage, which is principally type I collagen, and has inferior mechanical properties and durability compared to native hyaline articular cartilage.
A top surgeon we spoke to in confidence likened a leading sportsman's hyaline cartilage problem to a car tyre which gets badly worn.
No increase from the background value of 63% (procedure 5) was seen in preservation of hyaline casts by any procedure.
Environmental exposure to asbestos and asbestiform fibers is not only a major cause of malignant mesothelioma (MM) of the serous membranes, but also leads to a variety of other benign changes in the lung such as fibrous pleuritis, pleural hyaline plaques, and diffuse intersititial fibrosis as well.
Annuli were clearly differentiated under reflected light on a black background: the opaque zones are milky in appearance and the hyaline zones relatively transparent (Fig.
The characteristic radiographic findings are masses of hyaline cartilage within the medullary cavity that may be round, triangular, or linear.
Pyrgotidae Schiner, 1868 are medium to large-sized (4-18 mm) acalyptrate flies, which usually can be recognized by a rather slender (often wasp-like) body, pictured or hyaline wings with short lobate cell bcu, oblique face, genal groove prolongated postero-dorsally to the middle of occiput height, and stiletto-like aculeus that is much shorter than the oviscape.
The treatment of the hyaline vascular type in the head and neck is surgical resection; the prognosis is good, and recurrence is not common.