Definition of myo-inositol in US English:

myo-inositol

noun

Biochemistry
  • (Usually with myo- italicized.) The most common of the isomers of inositol, which is a member of the vitamin B complex and is present in plant and animal tissue, especially muscle, often in phosphorylated form.

Origin

1950s. From myo- + inositol. Compare earlier meso-inositol.

Pronunciation

myo-inositol

/ˌmʌɪəʊʌɪˈnəʊsɪtɒl/