Definition of myocoel in US English:

myocoel

(also myocele, myocoele)

noun

Embryology Zoology
  • In vertebrate embryos: a cavity in the centre of an early myotome. Also: a compartment of the coelom associated with each myotome in adult amphioxus (Branchiostoma) and other cephalochordates.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Quarterly Journal of Microscopical Science. From myo- + -coele, after German Myocöl.

Pronunciation

myocoel

/ˈmʌɪə(ʊ)siːl/