Having to do with or resembling the bone marrow. May also refer to certain types of hematopoietic (blood-forming) cells found in the bone marrow.

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  • Myeloid — My e*loid, a. [Gr. myelo s marrow + oid.] Resembling marrow in appearance or consistency; as, a myeloid tumor. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • myeloid — [mī′ə loid΄] adj. [ MYEL(O) + OID] 1. of, like, or derived from elements of bone marrow 2. of the spinal cord …   English World dictionary

  • Myeloid — The term myeloid suggests an origin in the bone marrow or spinal cord, or a resemblance to the marrow or spinal cord. In hematopoiesis, the term myeloid cell is used to describe any leukocyte that is not a lymphocyte. This terminology is… …   Wikipedia

  • Myeloid — Referring to the nonlymphocytic groups of white blood cells, including the granulocytes, monocytes and platelets. Synonymous with myelogenous. Acute myeloid leukemia is thus also known as acute myelogenous leukemia. * * * 1. Pertaining to,… …   Medical dictionary

  • myeloid — adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1857 of, relating to, or resembling bone marrow …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • myeloid — /muy euh loyd /, adj. Anat. 1. pertaining to the spinal cord. 2. marrowlike. 3. pertaining to marrow. [1855 60; MYEL + OID] * * * …   Universalium

  • myeloid — my|e|lo|id <Adj.> [zu griech. eide̅s = gestaltet, ähnlich, zu: eĩdos = Aussehen, Form] (Med.): (von Zellen) knochenmarkähnlich …   Universal-Lexikon

  • myeloid — my|e|lo|id 〈Adj.; Med.〉 knochenmarkähnlich, markartig …   Lexikalische Deutsches Wörterbuch

  • myeloid — mye|lo|i̱d [↑myelo... u. ↑]: knochenmarkähnlich (von Zellen gesagt) …   Das Wörterbuch medizinischer Fachausdrücke

  • myeloid — my|e|lo|id <zu ↑...oid> knochenmarkähnlich (von Zellen; Med.) …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • myeloid — adj. pertaining to the spinal cord; pertaining to marrow, resembling marrow (Anatomy) …   English contemporary dictionary