hyaline degeneration


hyaline degeneration
noun
Etymology: hyaline (I)
: tissue degeneration chiefly of connective tissues in which structural elements of affected cells are replaced by homogeneous translucent material that stains intensely with acid dyes

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hyaline degeneration noun
Hyalinization
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Main Entry:hyaline

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  • hyaline — n. /huy euh leen , lin/; adj. /huy euh lin, luyn /, n. 1. Also, hyalin /huy euh lin/. Biochem. a. a horny substance found in hydatid cysts, closely resembling chitin. b. a structureless, transparent substance found in cartilage, the eye, etc.,… …   Universalium

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  • Zenker's degeneration — is a severe glassy or waxy hyaline degeneration or necrosis of skeletal muscles in acute infectious diseases. The condition was named by Friedrich Albert von Zenker.it is hyaline degeneration of skeletal muscles as rectus abdominis and… …   Wikipedia

  • Zenker's degeneration — Zen·ker s degeneration tseŋ kərz , zeŋ n hyaline degeneration of voluntary muscles associated with severe infectious diseases (as typhoid fever) called also waxy degeneration Zen·ker tseŋ kər Friedrich Albert von (1825 1898) German pathologist… …   Medical dictionary


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