Dictionary: A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z


[mahy-uh-sahyt] /ˈmaɪ əˌsaɪt/

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

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


Read Also:

  • Myocytolysis

    myocytolysis my·o·cy·tol·y·sis (mī’ō-sī-tŏl’ĭ-sĭs) n. The dissolution of muscle fiber.

  • Myocytolysis of heart

    myocytolysis of heart n. Local loss of myocardial syncytium as a result of a metabolic imbalance, insufficient in intensity or duration to cause stromal injury or to elicit an inflammatory reaction.

  • Myocytoma

    myocytoma my·o·cy·to·ma (mī’ō-sī-tō’mə) n. pl. my·o·cy·to·mas or my·o·cy·to·ma·ta (-mə-tə) A benign tumor derived from muscle.

  • Myodemia

    myodemia my·o·de·mi·a (mī’ō-dē’mē-ə) n. Fatty degeneration of muscle.

Disclaimer: Myocyte definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.