hyaline membrane

hyaline membrane
1. the membrane between the outer root sheath and the inner fibrous layer of a hair follicle. Called also glassy m. 2. a layer of eosinophilic hyaline material lining the alveoli, alveolar ducts, and bronchioles, found at autopsy in infants who have died of neonatal respiratory distress syndrome. Similar changes may be seen in adults who have died of viral respiratory infections. Called also asphyxial m. and vernix m.

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  • hyaline membrane disease — n. a respiratory disease of unknown cause of newborn infants, esp. if premature, characterized by an abnormal membrane of protein lining the alveoli of the lungs …   English World dictionary

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  • hyaline membrane disease. — Pathol. See respiratory distress syndrome. [1950 55] * * * …   Universalium

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  • hyaline membrane disease — see respiratory distress syndrome …   The new mediacal dictionary

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