Origin of myosinfrom Classical Greek mys (gen. myos), a muscle, mouse + -in
Origin of myosinGreek muos genitive of mūs muscle ; see myo- . -in
- (biochemistry) A large family of motor proteins found in eukaryotic tissues, allowing mobility in muscles.
myo- (“relating to muscle"), from Ancient Greek Î¼Ï…ÏŒÏ‚ (muos), genitive of Î¼á¿¦Ï‚ (mus, “muscle") + -in.