bulbar

adjective
bul·​bar | \ˈbəl-bər, -ˌbär\

Definition of bulbar 

: of or relating to a bulb specifically : involving the medulla oblongata bulbar polio

First Known Use of bulbar

1862, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of bulbar was in 1862

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bulbar

adjective
bul·​bar | \ˈbəl-bər, -ˌbär \

Medical Definition of bulbar 

: of or relating to a bulb specifically : involving the medulla oblongata

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