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Pronunciation: hi'a-lin

Definition: A clear, eosinophilic, homogeneous substance occurring in cellular degeneration; in arteriolar walls in arteriolar sclerosis and in glomerular tufts in diabetic glomerulosclerosis.

[G. hyalos, glass]

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