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medullary

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adjective med·ul·lary \ˈme-də-ˌler-ē, ˈme-jə-; mə-ˈdə-lə-rē\

Definition of medullary

  1. 1 :  of or relating to the pith of a plant

  2. 2 :  of or relating to a medulla and especially the medulla oblongata



1830

First Known Use of medullary

1830

Rhymes with medullary

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Medical Dictionary

medullary

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adjective med·ul·lary \ˈmed-əl-ˌer-ē, ˈmej-ə-ˌler-ē; mə-ˈdəl-ə-rē\

Medical Definition of medullary

  1. 1a:  of or relating to the medulla of any body part or organb:  containing, consisting of, or resembling bone marrowc:  of or relating to the medulla oblongata or the spinal cordd:  of, relating to, or formed of the dorsally located embryonic ectoderm destined to sink below the surface and become neural tissue

  2. 2:  resembling bone marrow in consistency—used of cancers




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