2. (Zoöl.) Having the characteristics of both muscle and epithelium; as, the myoepithelial cells of the
(My*og"a*lid) n. [Myo- + Gr. a weasel.] (Zoöl.) One of the Myogalodæ, a family of Insectivora,
including the desman, and allied species.
(My"o*gram) n. [Myo- + - gram.] (Physiol.) See Muscle curve, under Muscle.
(My"o*graph) n. [Myo- + - graph.] (Physiol.) An instrument for determining and recording
the different phases, as the intensity, velocity, etc., of a muscular contraction.
(My`o*graph"ic My`o*graph"ic*al) a. Of or pertaining to myography.
(My*og"ra*phy) n. [Cf. F. myographie.] The description of muscles, including the study of
muscular contraction by the aid of registering apparatus, as by some form of myograph; myology.
(My`o*hæm"a*tin) n. [Myo- + hæmatin.] (Physiol.) A red-colored respiratory pigment found
associated with hemoglobin in the muscle tissue of a large number of animals, both vertebrate and invertebrate.
(My"oid) a. [Myo- + - oid.] Composed of, or resembling, muscular fiber.
(||My`o*lem"ma) n. [NL., fr. Gr. a muscle + skin.] (Anat.) Sarcolemma.
(My"o*lin) n. [Gr. muscle.] (Physiol.) The essential material of muscle fibers.
(My`o*log"ic My`o*log"ic*al) a. Of or pertaining to myology.
(My*ol"o*gist) n. One skilled in myology.
(My*ol"o*gy) n. [Myo- + - logy: cf. F. myologie.] That part of anatomy which treats of muscles.
(||My*o"ma) n. [NL. See Myo-, and -oma.] (Med.) A tumor consisting of muscular tissue.
(My"o*man`cy) n. [Gr. my^s mouse + -mancy.] Divination by the movements of mice.
(My"o*morph) n. One of the Myomorpha.
(||My`o*mor"pha) n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. my^s, myo`s, a mouse + form.] (Zoöl.) An extensive
group of rodents which includes the rats, mice, jerboas, and many allied forms.
(||My`o*pa*thi"a) n. [NL., fr. Gr. a muscle + to suffer.] (Med.) Any affection of the muscles
or muscular system.
(My`o*path"ic) a. (Med.) Of or pertaining to myopathia.
(My*op"a*thy) n. Same as Myopathia.
(My"ope) n. [F., fr. Gr. to close, shut the eyes + the eye.] A person having myopy; a myops.
(My"o*phan) n. [Myo- + Gr. to show.] (Zoöl.) A contractile striated layer found in the bodies
and stems of certain Infusoria.
(My*o"pi*a) n. [NL. See Myope.] (Med.) Nearsightedness; shortsightedness; a condition of the
eye in which the rays from distant object are brought to a focus before they reach the retina, and hence
form an indistinct image; while the rays from very near objects are normally converged so as to produce
a distinct image. It is corrected by the use of a concave lens.