Medical Dictionary

myolysis

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noun my·ol·y·sis \mī-ˈäl-ə-səs\

Medical Definition of myolysis

plural

myolyses

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  1. 1:  destruction or disintegration of muscle tissue myolysis is typical in sea snake and tiger snake envenomations—A. Barelli et al

  2. 2:  a laparoscopic procedure for treating uterine fibroids that involves coagulation (as by electric current) of blood vessels supplying the fibroid with subsequent shrinkage of the fibroid

myolytic

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