Words That Start with My: A Useful List for Writers

In this article, you’ll discover a comprehensive list of words that start with “my.

  1. Myriad- A countless or extremely great number.
  2. Mysophobia- Fear of germs or contamination.
  3. Mythology- A collection of myths, especially one belonging to a particular religious or cultural tradition.
  4. Myopic- Nearsighted; lacking foresight or imagination.
  5. Myriad- Countless or numerous.
  6. Myopic- Lacking foresight or discernment; nearsighted.
  7. Mystical- Relating to mystics or religious mysticism.
  8. Mysterious- Difficult or impossible to understand, explain, or identify.
  9. Myology- The study of the structure, arrangement, and action of muscles.
  10. Myocardium- The muscular tissue of the heart.
  11. Myalgia- Pain in a muscle or a group of muscles.
  12. Myrmidon- A loyal follower, especially one who executes orders without question.
  13. Myoclonus- Sudden, involuntary jerking of muscles.
  14. Myrmecology- The scientific study of ants.
  15. Myogenesis- The formation and development of muscle tissue.
  16. Myoglobin- An oxygen-binding protein in muscle cells.
  17. Myeloma- A type of cancer that originates in the plasma cells of bone marrow.
  18. Myopathy- Disease of the muscle in which the muscle fibers do not function properly.
  19. Myositis- Inflammation of the muscles.
  20. Myotomy- Surgical incision into a muscle.
  21. Myfibril- Any of the elongated contractile threads found in striated muscle cells.
  22. Myrmecophagy- The feeding on ants or termites.
  23. Myosin- A fibrous protein that forms (together with actin) the contractile filaments of muscle cells.
  24. Mycelium- The vegetative part of a fungus, consisting of a network of fine white filaments (hyphae).
  25. Myostatin- A protein that inhibits muscle growth.
  26. Myopathy- Any disease that affects the muscle tissue.
  27. Myoneural- Relating to both muscle and nerve.
  28. Myometrium- The smooth muscle forming the wall of the uterus.
  29. Myoatrophy- Wasting away of muscle tissue.
  30. Myrmecological- Pertaining to the study of ants.
  31. Myocele- The protrusion of muscle tissue through its sheath.
  32. Myoglobinuria- Presence of myoglobin in the urine, often a sign of muscle injury.
  33. Myrmecophile- An organism that lives in association with ants.
  34. Myringotomy- Surgical procedure to create an opening in the eardrum.
  35. Myogenesis- Formation of muscle tissue, especially during embryonic development.
  36. Myocarditis- Inflammation of the heart muscle (myocardium).
  37. Myxoma- A benign tumor of connective tissue containing mucous or gelatinous material.
  38. Myrmecochory- Seed dispersal by ants.
  39. Myrmecophilous- Fond of, or living in symbiosis with, ants.
  40. Myringoplasty- Surgical repair of a perforated eardrum.
  41. Myoendocarditis- Inflammation of the muscular tissue of the heart and the endocardium.
  42. Myxedema- A condition resulting from hypothyroidism, characterized by swelling of the skin and underlying tissues.
  43. Myelography- An imaging procedure that uses a contrast dye to visualize the spinal cord and nerve roots.
  44. Myrmecophobic- Having an intense fear of ants.
  45. Myriapod- An invertebrate of the group Myriapoda, such as a centipede or millipede.
  46. Myrmecochory- Dispersal of seeds by ants.
  47. Mycosis- Any disease caused by a fungus.
  48. Myoblast- An embryonic cell that develops into muscle cell.
  49. Myrmecoid- Ant-like in appearance or behavior.
  50. Myopathy- Disease of muscle tissue.

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