Definition of myoepithelial in English:

myoepithelial

adjective

Anatomy Zoology
  • Designating an epithelial cell containing contractile fibres, occurring especially in the body wall of coelenterates and in certain mammalian exocrine glands; consisting of or relating to such cells.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Francis Maitland Balfour (1851–1882), comparative embryologist and morphologist. From myo- + epithelial.

Pronunciation

myoepithelial

/ˌmʌɪəʊˌɛpɪˈθiːlɪəl/