myocardium


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my·o·car·di·um

 (mī′ō-kär′dē-əm)
n. pl. my·o·car·di·a (-dē-ə)
The muscular tissue of the heart.

[New Latin : myo- + Greek kardiā, heart; see kerd- in Indo-European roots.]

my′o·car′di·al adj.

myocardium

(ˌmaɪəʊˈkɑːdɪəm)
n, pl -dia (-dɪə)
(Anatomy) the muscular tissue of the heart
[C19: myo- + cardium, from Greek kardia heart]

my•o•car•di•um

(ˌmaɪ əˈkɑr di əm)

n., pl. -di•a (-di ə)
the muscular substance of the heart.
[1875–80]
my`o•car′di•al, adj.

myocardium

Cardiac muscle forming the middle layer of the heart wall.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.myocardium - the middle muscular layer of the heart wall
cardiac muscle, heart muscle - the muscle tissue of the heart; adapted to continued rhythmic contraction
Translations
myokard

my·o·car·di·um

n. miocardio, capa media de la pared cardíaca.

myocardium

n miocardio
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