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myocardium

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noun myo·car·di·um \ˌmī-ə-ˈkär-dē-əm\

Definition of myocardium

  1. :  the middle muscular layer of the heart wall

myocardial

play \-dē-əl\ adjective


Origin and Etymology of myocardium

New Latin, from my- + Greek kardia heart — more at heart


First Known Use: 1879


Medical Dictionary

myocardium

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noun myo·car·di·um \ˌmī-ə-ˈkärd-ē-əm\

Medical Definition of myocardium

plural

myocardia

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  1. :  the middle muscular layer of the heart wall




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