hyalinize


hyalinize
\\ˈhīələˌnīz\ intransitive verb (-ed/-ing/-s)
Etymology: hyaline (I) + -ize
: to become hyaline; especially : to undergo hyaline degeneration

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/huy"euh leuh nuyz'/, v.i., hyalinized, hyalinizing.
to become hyaline.
Also, esp. Brit., hyalinise.
[1925-30; HYALINE + -IZE]

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hyˈalinize or hyˈalinise transitive verb, intransitive verb (medicine)
(of tissue) to change to a firm, glassy consistency
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Main Entry:hyaline

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • hyalinize — /huy euh leuh nuyz /, v.i., hyalinized, hyalinizing. to become hyaline. Also, esp. Brit., hyalinise. [1925 30; HYALINE + IZE] * * * …   Universalium

  • hyalinize — hy·a·lin·ize …   English syllables

  • hyalinization — /huy euh leuh neuh zay sheuhn/, n. Pathol. a condition in which normal tissue deteriorates into a homogeneous, translucent material. [1915 20; HYALINIZE + ATION] * * * …   Universalium


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