The contractile portion of the muscle cell, as distinguished from the sarcoplasm. [myo- + G. plasma, a thing formed]

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myo·plasm 'mī-ə-.plaz-əm n the contractile portion of muscle tissue compare SARCOPLASM
myo·plas·mic .mī-ə-'plaz-mik adj

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myo·plasm (miґo-plaz″əm) [myo- + -plasm] the contractile part of the muscle cell, or myofibril.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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