myel-


Also found in: Medical.
Related to myel-: scybalous, atelomyelia, transvesical

myel-

pref.
Variant of myelo-.

myel-

or before a consonant

myelo-

combining form
(Anatomy) the spinal cord or bone marrow: myeloid.
[from Greek muelos marrow, spinal cord, from mus muscle]

myel-

var. of myelo- before a vowel: myelencephalon.