bulbar

adjective
bul·​bar | \ ˈbəl-bər How to pronounce bulbar (audio) , -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.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bulbar?pronunciation&lang=en_us&dir=b&file=bulba01m. Accessed 18 Feb. 2020.

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bulbar

adjective
bul·​bar | \ ˈbəl-bər How to pronounce bulbar (audio) , -ˌbär How to pronounce bulbar (audio) \

Medical Definition of bulbar

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

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