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myeloid

[mahy-uh-loid] /ˈmaɪ əˌlɔɪd/
adjective, Anatomy
1.
pertaining to the spinal cord.
2.
having characteristics of marrow; marrowlike.
3.
pertaining to marrow.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60; myel- + -oid
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myeloid

/ˈmaɪɪˌlɔɪd/
adjective
1.
of or relating to the spinal cord or the bone marrow
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myeloid in Medicine

myeloid my·e·loid (mī'ə-loid')
adj.

  1. Of, relating to, or derived from the bone marrow.

  2. Of or relating to the spinal cord.

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