from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Muscle: myograph.

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  • muscle

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • A combining form of Gr. �, �, a muscle.


New Latin, from Greek mūs, muscle; see mūs- in Indo-European roots.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From the Ancient Greek μῦς (mūs, "mouse”, “mussel”, “whale”, “muscle"). (Wiktionary)


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