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Definition of Myocyte

Myocyte: A muscle cell. From myo-, muscle + -cyte, cell = muscle cell.

"Remaining young at heart is a desirable but elusive goal. Unbeknown to us, however, myocyte regeneration may accomplish just that." (Nature 415, 240, 2003)

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
http://www.medterms.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=19882
Last Editorial Review: 6/14/2012

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