Synonyms
Etymology

1. myosin

noun. ['ˈmaɪəsən'] the commonest protein in muscle; a globulin that combines with actin to form actomyosin.

Synonyms

  • actomyosin

Etymology

  • myo- (English)
  • μυός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Example sentences of the word myosin


1. Noun, singular or mass
These fibers, made up of myosin and actin, are positioned just inside the cell membrane.

2. Adjective
Troponin and tropomyosin keep the actin and myosin apart so that your muscles do not remain perpetually contracted.

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