myosin

noun my·o·sin \ ˈmī-ə-sən \

Definition of myosin

: a fibrous globulin of muscle that can split ATP and that reacts with actin in muscle contraction to form actomyosin

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Origin and Etymology of myosin

International Scientific Vocabulary my- + 2-ose + 1-in


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myosin

noun my·o·sin \ ˈmī-ə-sən \

medical Definition of myosin

2 : a fibrous globulin of muscle that can split ATP and that reacts with actin to form actomyosin


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