Definition of myofibroblast in English:

myofibroblast

noun

Histology Physiology
  • A fibroblast showing some morphological and functional characteristics of a smooth muscle cell; a contractile fibroblast.

Origin

1970s. From myo- + fibroblast.

Pronunciation

myofibroblast

/ˌmʌɪə(ʊ)ˈfʌɪbrə(ʊ)ˌblɑːst/