hyaline \HAHY-uh-lahyn\, adjective:
1. Glassy or transparent.
1. In biochemistry, a horny substance found in hydatid cysts, closely resembling chitin.
1. Of or pertaining to hyaline.
1. In biochemistry, a transparent substance found in cartilage, the eye, etc., resulting from the pathological degeneration of tissue.
Hyaline stems from the Greek hyalinos, “of glass.”
I am sick and tired of going to glass museums with my grandmother. Too many hyaline objects in one day can lead any sane person to destruction of said objects.