myosin filament n.
One of the contractile elements in skeletal, cardiac, and smooth muscle fibers.
[mahy-oh-sis] /maɪˈoʊ sɪs/ noun, Medicine/Medical. 1. . [mahy-oh-sis] /maɪˈoʊ sɪs/ noun, plural mioses [mahy-oh-seez] /maɪˈoʊ siz/ (Show IPA). Medicine/Medical. 1. excessive constriction of the pupil of the eye, as a result of drugs, disease, or the like. /maɪˈəʊsɪs/ noun (pl) -ses (-siːz) 1. a variant spelling of miosis /maɪˈəʊsɪs/ noun (pl) -ses (-siːz) 1. excessive […]
myositic my·o·sit·ic (mī’ə-sĭt’ĭk) adj. Of or relating to myositis.
myositis my·o·si·tis (mī’ə-sī’tĭs) n. Inflammation of a muscle, especially a voluntary muscle, characterized by pain, tenderness, and sometimes spasm in the affected area. Also called initis.
- Myositis fibrosa
myositis fibrosa myositis fi·bro·sa (fī-brō’sə) n. The induration of a muscle through an interstitial growth of fibrous tissue. Also called myofascitis.