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hyaline

adj :  transparent or nearly transparent and usu. homogeneous
n 1  or  hy*a*lin   :  a nitrogenous substance closely related to chitin that forms the main constituent of the walls of hydatid cysts and yields a sugar on decomposition  2  :  any of several translucent substances similar to hyaline that collect around cells, are capable of being stained by eosin, and yield a carbohydrate as a cleavage product .
 
   

 
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