hyalescent

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

hyalo- +‎ -escent

Adjective[edit]

hyalescent (not comparable)

  1. (medicine, botany) Which becomes translucent.
    • 1989, Nick Cave, And the Ass Saw the Angel
      The cruel crimson scar blanched and became a pale violet, and his vulturous eyes glazed, turned hyalescent [] as if the hell-fire that had raged behind them had burnt itself out []

References[edit]

  • The On-line Medical Dictionary