myocardium

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New Latin, from Ancient Greek μῦς (mûs, muscle) + καρδίᾱ (kardíā, heart).

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myocardium (plural myocardiums or myocardia)

  1. (anatomy, cardiology) The muscular substance of the heart; the middle of the three layers forming the outer wall of the human heart.

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  • (muscular substance of the heart): muscle

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Noun[edit]

myocardium n (genitive myocardiī or myocardī); second declension

  1. myocardium
  2. muscular substance of the heart

Declension[edit]

Second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative myocardium myocardia
Genitive myocardiī
myocardī1
myocardiōrum
Dative myocardiō myocardiīs
Accusative myocardium myocardia
Ablative myocardiō myocardiīs
Vocative myocardium myocardia

1Found in older Latin (until the Augustan Age).