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myelin +‎ -oid +‎ -in


myeloidin (uncountable)

  1. (biochemistry) A substance present in the protoplasm of the retinal epithelium cells, and resembling, if not identical with, the myelin that forms the medullary sheaths of nerve fibres.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for myeloidin in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913)