- An example of the use of the myelo prefix is myelomalacia; spinal bleeding.
- An example of the use of he myelo prefix is myelofibrosis; bone marrow disorder.
Myelo is defined as spinal cord or bone marrow.
- bone marrow: myeloma
- spinal cord: myelogram
Origin of myelo-from Classical Greek myelos, marrow, probably from my?n, muscle cluster, muscle from mys: see mouse
- Spinal cord: myelitis.
- Bone marrow: myeloma.
Origin of myelo-New Latin from Greek muelos marrow probably from mūs muscle ; see mūs- in Indo-European roots.