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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]

myelo-, myel-

prefix meaning "spinal cord or bone marrow": myeloblast, myelocyte, myelomenia.

myel-

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

myelo-

prefix pertaining to MARROW.

myelo-

Do not confuse this combining form with mylo- or myo-.
1. The bone marrow.
2. The spinal cord and medulla oblongata.
3. The myelin sheath of nerve fibers.
[G. myelos, medulla, marrow]
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In 2001, World Health Organization (WHO) described the term chronic myelo- proliferative diseases (CMPD), which was replaced by term myelo-proliferative neoplasm (MPN) in 2008 by WHO2.
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