From myo- + -genic, after French myogénique.
myogenic (comparative more myogenic, superlative most myogenic)
- (embryology) Forming muscle fibres; pertaining to myogenesis. [from 19th c.]
- (physiology, medicine) Originating in muscle tissue; specifically, pertaining to contractile activity that is produced by the muscles independent of any neural mechanism. [from 19th c.]
- 1997, Roy Porter, The Greatest Benefit to Mankind, Folio Society 2016, p. 558:
- Gaskell, using frogs' hearts, proved that the heartbeat was, as Haller had suggested, of myogenic origin.