Myosin Definition

mīə-sĭn
noun
A protein in muscles.
Webster's New World

An albuminous body present in dead muscle formed in the process of coagulation which takes place in rigor mortis.

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Other Word Forms of Myosin

Noun

Singular:
myosin
Plural:
myosins

Origin of Myosin

  • myo- (“relating to muscle"), from Ancient Greek μυός (muos), genitive of μῦς (mus, “muscle") + -in.

    From Wiktionary

  • Greek muos genitive of mūs muscle myo– –in

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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