hyaline hyaline


  1. (n) a glassy translucent substance that occurs in hyaline cartilage or in certain skin conditions
  2. (adj) resembling glass in transparency or translucency



  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.


  • Drexel grad's firm helps Philly texters 911 on the QT

    Daniel Steinberg was a student at Drexel when his nascent software firm, Hyaline Creative, designed a Web site for the University of Pennsylvania police. When Steinberg's contact at the Penn police moved on to the Philadelphia police, the opportunities grew. Read more in my Monday column in the Philadelphia Inquirer here.
    on November 12, 2013     Source: Philly.com

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