Definition of myocardium in English:

myocardium

Syllabification: my·o·car·di·um
Pronunciation: /ˌmīəˈkärdēəm
 
/

noun

Anatomy
  • The muscular tissue of the heart.
    More example sentences
    • Moreover, the right ventricular free wall showed extensive replacement of the myocardium by adipose tissue.
    • The journey from the bone marrow to vascular endothelium or myocardium is divided into stages.
    • In addition, the right coronary artery occasionally supplies a sizeable portion of left ventricular myocardium.

Derivatives

myocardial

adjective
More example sentences
  • Perhaps these patients are at low risk of myocardial infarction but not coronary artery disease.
  • There were also reductions in myocardial infarction and renal failure.
  • The relation between normal coronary artery blood flow and mortality after myocardial infarction is well documented.

Origin

late 19th century: modern Latin, from myo- 'muscle' + Greek kardia 'heart'.

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