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myocyte

[mahy-uh-sahyt]
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noun
  1. a contractile cell, especially an elongated cell in sponges that forms a sphincter around body openings.
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Origin of myocyte

First recorded in 1885–90; myo- + -cyte
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myocyte in Medicine

myocyte

(mīə-sīt′)
n.
  1. A muscle cell.
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