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Related to myel-: scybalous, atelomyelia, transvesical

myel(o)-

 
word element [Gr.], marrow; spinal cord.
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myel-

, myelo- (mī'el, mī'ĕ-lō), Do not confuse this combining form with mylo- or myo-.
1. The bone marrow.
2. The spinal cord and medulla oblongata. Compare: medullo-.
3. The myelin sheath of nerve fibers.
[G. myelos, medulla, marrow]
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myel-

, myelo-
Combining forms indicating bone; spinal cord and medulla oblongata; myelin sheath of nerve fibers.
Compare: medullo-
[G. myelos, medulla, marrow]
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myel-

or

myelo-

prefix denoting marrow.
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