myocardium myocardium  /ˌmaɪ ə ˈkɑr di əm/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the middle muscular layer of the heart wall

Usage(s):

  1. A couple of years ago, I drew ahead of Cheney in the fancy therapy category by having DNA injected into my myocardium in order to induce the growth of new vessels angiogenesis .
  2. A couple of years ago, I drew ahead of Cheney in the fancy-therapy category by having DNA injected into my myocardium in order to induce the growth of new vessels--angiogenesis, a .
  3. Infarction is the process in which part of the myocardium (heart muscle) is killed by being deprived of blood.

News

  • Lancaster Heart Walk a family-affair fundraiser

    For most people, the Lancaster Heart Walk is a family affair. Particularly for Mike Kelly and his family.Ten years ago he was diagnosed with dilated cardiomyopathy, or DCM, a disease affecting the myocardium or heart muscle. The heart weakens and can't pump blood efficiently.Three years after diagno...
    on October 6, 2013     Source: Lancaster Online

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