myocardium


myo·car·di·um

noun \ˌmī-ə-ˈkär-dē-əm\

Definition of MYOCARDIUM

:  the middle muscular layer of the heart wall
myo·car·di·al \-dē-əl\ adjective

Origin of MYOCARDIUM

New Latin, from my- + Greek kardia heart — more at heart
First Known Use: 1879

myo·car·di·um

noun \ˌmī-ə-ˈkärd-ē-əm\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural -dia \-ē-ə\

Medical Definition of MYOCARDIUM

: the middle muscular layer of the heart wall

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