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myocardium Line breaks: myo|car¦dium
Pronunciation: /ˌmʌɪə(ʊ)ˈkɑːdɪəm/

Definition of myocardium in English:

noun

[mass noun] Anatomy
The muscular tissue of the heart.
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.

Origin

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

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