Definition of Hyaline degeneration

1. Noun. (pathology) The degeneration of cellular tissue to form a mass of glassy, homogenous material ¹



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Medical Definition of Hyaline degeneration

1. A group of several degenerative processes that affect various cells and tissues, resulting in the formation of rounded masses ("droplets") or relatively broad bands of substances that are homogeneous, translucent, refractile, and moderately to deeply acidophilic; may occur in the collagen of old fibrous tissue, smooth muscle of arterioles or the uterus, and as droplets in parenchymal cells. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hyaline Degeneration

hyads
hyaena
hyaenas
hyaenic
hyalea
hyaleas
hyalescence
hyalescent
hyalin
hyalinasis cutis et mucosae
hyaline
hyaline bodies
hyaline bodies of pituitary
hyaline cartilage
hyaline cast
hyaline degeneration (current term)
hyaline degeneration of the elastic tissue of the arterial wall
hyaline leukocyte
hyaline membrane disease
hyaline membrane disease of the newborn
hyaline membrane syndrome
hyaline thrombus
hyaline tubercle
hyalines
hyalinisation
hyalinization
hyalinosis
hyalins
hyalinuria

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