Dictionary.com
definitions
  • synonyms

myeloid

[mahy-uh-loid]
See more synonyms on Thesaurus.com
adjective Anatomy.
  1. pertaining to the spinal cord.
  2. having characteristics of marrow; marrowlike.
  3. pertaining to marrow.

Origin of myeloid

First recorded in 1855–60; myel- + -oid
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for myeloid

Historical Examples

  • In most cases the tumour is of the myeloid type—myeloma; in others new bone is formed in its substance—osteo-sarcoma.

    Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition.

    Alexander Miles


British Dictionary definitions for myeloid

myeloid

adjective
  1. of or relating to the spinal cord or the bone marrow
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

myeloid in Medicine

myeloid

(mīə-loid′)
adj.
  1. Of, relating to, or derived from the bone marrow.
  2. Of or relating to the spinal cord.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.