medulla

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

me·dul·la

noun \mə-ˈdə-lə\
plural me·dul·las or me·dul·lae\-(ˌ)lē, -ˌlī\

Definition of MEDULLA

1
plural medullae
a :  bone marrow
b :  medulla oblongata
2
a :  the inner or deep part of an animal or plant structure <the adrenal medulla>
b :  myelin sheath

Origin of MEDULLA

Middle English, from Latin
First Known Use: 15th century

me·dul·la

noun \mə-ˈdəl-ə, -ˈdl-\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural me·dul·las or me·dul·lae \-(ˌ)ē, -ˌī\

Medical Definition of MEDULLA

1
plural medullae a : bone marrow b : medulla oblongata
2
a : the inner or deep part of an organ or structure <the adrenal medulla> b : myelin sheath

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