hyalin hyalin

Definition(s):

  • (n) a glassy translucent substance that occurs in hyaline cartilage or in certain skin conditions

Usage(s):

  1. When a baby is born prematurely, he is especially susceptible to a breathing difficulty that develops into hyaline membrane disease.
  2. On it is the grunting cough of a child with hyaline membrane disease, a frequently fatal condition that occurs in premature infants.
  3. The President's son was suffering from hyaline membrane disease, a lung ailment common, and often fatal, to premature babies.
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