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Words nearby myx-
WORDS THAT USE MYX-
What does myx- mean?
Myx- comes from the Greek mýxa, meaning “mucus” or “slime.” The word mucus, from Latin, is related to the Greek mýxa.
Myx- is a variant of myxo-, which loses its -o– when combined with words or word elements beginning with vowels.
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Examples of myx-
One example of a medical term that features myx- is myxasthenia, meaning “the defective secretion of mucus.”
The first part of the word, myx-, means “mucus,” as we now know. The second part of the word, -asthenia, means “lack or loss of strength; weakness.” Myxasthenia, then, literally translates to “mucus weakness.”
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