myelo-


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myelo-

(word root) spinal cord
Examples of words with the root myelo-: myeloma

myelo-

or myel-
pref.
1. Spinal cord: myelitis.
2. Bone marrow: myeloma.

[New Latin, from Greek muelos, marrow, probably from mūs, muscle; see mūs- in Indo-European roots.]

myelo-

prefix
a avariant of myel-

myelo-

a combining form meaning “marrow,” “of the spinal cord”: myelocyte.
[comb. form representing Greek myelós marrow]
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In case of malaria infection, multiple gray dots in the middle area were observed in the IMI channel despite the absence of immature granulocytes (myelo- and metamyelocyte) and any fluorescent signals above neutrophils in DIFF channel.
Therefore, it is an important step to label-free micron-scale imaging of myelo- and cytoarchitectural properties of the entire human brain.
Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) or bone marrow transplantation (BMT) has become an essential treatment for many patients with malignant and non-malignant haematological diseases including acute and chronic leukaemia aplastic anaemia myelo- dysplastic syndromes and lymphomas.1 Although BMT is an effective treatment modality for these patients successful engraftment after BMT requires adequate immune-suppression of the recipient which is accom- plished with total body irradiation chemotherapy or a combination of both.