Definition of myoepithelium in US English:

myoepithelium

noun

Physiology Histology
  • Epithelial tissue consisting of or containing myoepithelial cells; an example or type of such tissue. Compare earlier muscle epithelium.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in John S. Billings (1838–1913). From myo- + epithelium, after myoepithelial.

Pronunciation

myoepithelium

/ˌmʌɪəʊˌɛpɪˈθiːlɪəm/