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 (mī′ə-jĕn′ĭk) also my·o·ge·net·ic (mī′ō-jə-nĕt′ĭk)
1. Giving rise to or forming muscular tissue.
2. Of muscular origin; arising from the muscles.
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(Anatomy) originating in or forming muscle tissue
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(ˌmaɪ əˈdʒɛn ɪk)

1. originating in muscle, as an impulse or sensation.
2. producing muscle tissue.
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Among these, myogenic stem cells, also known as myoblasts, play a crucial role in this process.
Tremblay, "Dynamics of the early immune cellular reactions after myogenic cell transplantation," Cell Transplantation, vol.
In skeletal muscle cells, IL-15 makes an aggregation of a heavy protein chain of myosin in separated myogenic and therefore it is an anabolic factor in muscle growth [2].
While no single set of data or hypothesis explains all involuntary contractions or occurrences of urgency/frequency, four concepts seem to be valid: 1) patients with OAB have faulty central inhibition, which leads to enhancement of excitatory neurotransmission in the micturition reflex pathway (neurogenic); 2) there is partial denervation of smooth muscle, which leads to co-ordinated myogenic contractions and increased bladder pressure (myogenic); 3) there is a "leaking" of acetylcholine from parasympathetic nerves during filling/storage, which leads to afferent activation (neurogenic-myogenic); and 4) abnormal signals originating in the urothelium are influenced by generation and release of local mediators (e.g., acetylcholine, nitric oxide, urothelial-derived inhibitory factor).
These arthropods are known to have myogenic hearts, whereas most arthropods have neurogenic hearts.
The expressions of cardiogenic and myogenic genes in the MSCs that had been treated with 3 different doses of 5-azacytidine were compared with the expressions of those genes in untreated cells.
Therefore, we studied the effects of the combination of mechanical stimulation and administration of an anabolic steroid on the expression of myogenic transcription factors and muscle growth factor.
Index of efficiency of microcirculation as well as indices of myogenic and neurogenic vascular tone increased non significantly in 55% of patients of First group.
Written by audiologists, otolaryngologists, and communication disorders and speech specialists from the US, the 23 chapters address AEPs and their classification, history, and clinical competencies; instrumentation, stimulus and recording parameters, and related neuroanatomy and neurophysiology; and major classes of AEPs, their neurologic or myogenic origin, and recording and analysis considerations.
Genetic advances with massive parallel sequencing are "just astonishing," he said, pointing to the discovery of 50 new recessive genes for myogenic disorders.