a combining form meaning “marrow,” “of the spinal cord,” used in the formation of compound words: myelocyte.
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Also especially before a vowel, myel-.
Origin of myelo-
combining form representing Greek myelós marrow
Words nearby myelo-
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Medical definitions for myelo-
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