(||My`e*lo*neu"ra) n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. myelo`s + ney^ron a nerve.] (Zoöl.) The Vertebrata.

(||My*el"o*plax) n.; pl. E. Myeloplaxes L. Myeloplaces [NL., fr. Gr. myelo`s marrow + anything flat and broad.] (Anat.) One of the huge multinucleated cells found in the marrow of bone and occasionally in other parts; a giant cell. See Osteoclast.

(||Myg"a*le) n. [L., a field mouse, Gr. .] (Zoöl.) A genus of very large hairy spiders having four lungs and only four spinnerets. They do not spin webs, but usually construct tubes in the earth, which are often furnished with a trapdoor. The South American bird spider (Mygale avicularia), and the crab spider, or matoutou (M. cancerides) are among the largest species. Some of the species are erroneously called tarantulas, as the Texas tarantula

(Myl"o*don) n. [Gr. a mill + 'odoy`s, 'odo`ntos, a tooth.] (Paleon.) An extinct genus of large slothlike American edentates, allied to Megatherium.

(My`lo*hy"oid) a. [Gr. the molar teeth + E. hyoid.] (Anat.) Pertaining to, or in the region of, the lower jaw and the hyoid apparatus; as, the mylohyoid nerve.

(My"na) n. [See Mino bird.] (Zoöl.) Any one of numerous species of Asiatic starlings of the genera Acridotheres, Sturnopastor, Sturnia, Gracula, and allied genera. In habits they resemble the European starlings, and like them are often caged and taught to talk. See Hill myna, under Hill, and Mino bird. [Spelt also mynah.]

(Myn"chen) n. [AS. mynecen, fr. munec monk. See Monk.] A nun. [Obs.]

(Myn"cher*y) n. A nunnery; — a term still applied to the ruins of certain nunneries in England.

(Myn*heer") n. [D. mijnheer.] The Dutch equivalent of Mr. or Sir; hence, a Dutchman.

(My"o-) A combining form of Gr. a muscle; as, myograph, myochrome.

(||My`o*car*di"tis) n. [NL. see Myocardium.] (Med.) Inflammation of the myocardium.

(||My`o*car"di*um) n. [NL., fr. Gr. muscle + heart.] (Anat.) The main substance of the muscular wall of the heart inclosed between the epicardium and endocardium.

(My"o*chrome) n. [Myo- + Gr. color.] (Physiol.) A colored albuminous substance in the serum from red-colored muscles. It is identical with hemoglobin.

(||My`o*com"ma) n.; pl. L. Myocommata E. Myocommas [NL. See Myo-, and Comma.] (Anat.) A myotome.

(My`o*dy*nam"ics) n. [Myo- + dynamics.] (Physiol.) The department of physiology which deals with the principles of muscular contraction; the exercise of muscular force or contraction.

(My`o*dy*na`mi*om"e*ter) n. A myodynamometer.

(My`o*dy`na*mom"e*ter) n. [Myo- + E. dynamometer.] (Physiol.) An instrument for measuring the muscular strength of man or of other animals; a dynamometer. Dunglison.

(My`o*ep`i*the"li*al) a. [Myo- + epithelial.]

1. (Biol.) Derived from epithelial cells and destined to become a part of the muscular system; — applied to structural elements in certain embryonic forms.

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