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Definition: 'Hyaline Cast'

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hyaline cast

Type: Term

Definitions:
1. a relatively transparent renal cast seen in the urine and composed of proteinaceous material derived from disintegration of cells; seen in patients with renal disease or transiently with exercise, fever, congestive heart failure, and diuretic therapy.




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