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myeloid

Pronunciation: mi'e-loyd

Definition:

  1. Pertaining to, derived from, or manifesting certain features of the bone marrow.
  2. Sometimes used with reference to the spinal cord.
  3. Pertaining to certain characteristics of myelocytic forms, but not necessarily implying origin in the bone marrow.

[myel- + -oid]

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