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adjective Anatomy.
  1. pertaining to the spinal cord.
  2. having characteristics of marrow; marrowlike.
  3. pertaining to marrow.
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Origin of myeloid

First recorded in 1855–60; myel- + -oid
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Examples from the Web for myeloid

Historical Examples of myeloid

  • 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


  1. of or relating to the spinal cord or the bone marrow
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myeloid in Medicine


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