myocardium

noun
myo·​car·​di·​um | \ ˌmī-ə-ˈkär-dē-əm How to pronounce myocardium (audio) \

Definition of myocardium

: the middle muscular layer of the heart wall

Other Words from myocardium

myocardial \ ˌmī-​ə-​ˈkär-​dē-​əl How to pronounce myocardial (audio) \ adjective

First Known Use of myocardium

1879, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for myocardium

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

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myocardium

noun
myo·​car·​di·​um | \ ˌmī-ə-ˈkärd-ē-əm How to pronounce myocardium (audio) \
plural myocardia\ -​ē-​ə How to pronounce myocardia (audio) \

Medical Definition of myocardium

: the middle muscular layer of the heart wall

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