[ mahy-uh-loid ]
/ ˈmaɪ əˌlɔɪd /

adjective Anatomy.

pertaining to the spinal cord.
having characteristics of marrow; marrowlike.
pertaining to marrow.


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Origin of myeloid

First recorded in 1855–60; myel- + -oid Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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British Dictionary definitions for myeloid

/ (ˈmaɪɪˌlɔɪd) /


of or relating to the spinal cord or the bone marrow
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Medical definitions for myeloid

[ mīə-loid′ ]


Of, relating to, or derived from the bone marrow.
Of or relating to the spinal cord.
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