Definition of Hyalonema

1. n. A genus of hexactinelline sponges, having a long stem composed of very long, slender, transparent, siliceous fibres twisted together like the strands of a color. The stem of the Japanese species (H. Sieboldii), called glass-rope, has long been in use as an ornament. See Glass-rope.



Medical Definition of Hyalonema

1. A genus of hexactinelline sponges, having a long stem composed of very long, slender, transparent, siliceous fibres twisted together like the strands of a colour. The stem of the Japanese species (H. Sieboldii), called glass-rope, has long been in use as an ornament. See Glass-rope. Origin: NL, fr. Gr. Glass + a thread. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hyalonema

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hyalographic
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hyalohyphomycosis
hyaloid
hyaloid artery
hyaloid body
hyaloid canal
hyaloid fossa
hyaloideoretinal degeneration
hyaloids
hyalomere
hyalomeres
hyalonema (current term)
hyalophagia
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hyalophanes
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hyalopilitic
hyaloplasm
hyaloplasma
hyaloplasmic
hyaloplasms
hyaloserositis
hyalosis
hyalosome
hyalospongia

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