Myeloidin My`e*loid"in, n. [Myelin + -oid + -in.] (Physiol. Chem.) A substance, present in the protoplasm of the retinal epithelium cells, and resembling, if not identical with, the substance (myelin) forming the medullary sheaths of nerve fibers. [1913 Webster]

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  • myeloidin — my·eloi·din (mi″ə loiґdin) [myelin + Gr. eidos form] a substance resembling myelin, occurring in the pigmented cells of the retina …   Medical dictionary

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