Myocyte



[mahy-uh-sahyt] /ˈmaɪ əˌsaɪt/

noun
1.
a contractile cell, especially an elongated cell in sponges that forms a sphincter around body openings.

myocyte my·o·cyte (mī’ə-sīt’)
n.
A muscle cell.

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