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myogenic

 [mi″o-jen´ik]
giving rise to or forming muscle tissue.

my·o·ge·net·ic

, myogenic (mī'ō-jĕ-net'ik, -jen'ik),
1. Originating in or starting from muscle.
2. Relating to the origin of muscle cells or fibers.
Synonym(s): myogenous

myogenic

/my·o·gen·ic/ (-jen´ik)
1. pertaining to myogenesis.
2. originating in myocytes or muscle tissue.

myogenic

(mī′ə-jĕn′ĭk) also

myogenetic

(mī′ō-jə-nĕt′ĭk)
adj.
1. Giving rise to or forming muscular tissue.
2. Of muscular origin; arising from the muscles.

myogenic

[mī′ōjen′ik]
Etymology: Gk, mys + genesis, origin
generated by muscles. The term usually refers to rhythmic activity in cardiac and smooth muscles, which do not require neural input to initiate and maintain contractions.

myogenic

adjective
(1) Arising in or referring to muscle.
(2) Referring to self-excitation by cardiac and smooth muscle.

myogenic

adjective Arising in muscle cells; used to describe self-excitation by cardiac and smooth muscle

my·o·ge·net·ic

, myogenic (mī'ō-jě-net'ik, -jen'ik)
1. Originating in or starting from muscle.
2. Relating to the origin of muscle cells or fibers.
Synonym(s): myogenous.

myogenic

Originating in muscle.

myogenic

giving rise to or forming muscle tissue.

myogenic atrophy
atrophy which is intrinsic to the muscle and not to its nerve, neurogenic atrophy, or to its blood supply, ischemic atrophy.
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