medulla

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noun me·dul·la \mə-ˈdə-lə\

Definition of medulla

plural

medullas

or

medullae

play \mə-ˈdə-(ˌ)lē, -ˌlī\
  1. 1 plural medullae a :  bone marrowb :  medulla oblongata

  2. 2a :  the inner or deep part of an animal or plant structure the adrenal medullab :  myelin sheath

Origin and Etymology of medulla

Middle English, from Latin


Medical Dictionary

medulla

play play
noun me·dul·la \mə-ˈdəl-ə, -ˈdu̇l-\

Medical Definition of medulla

plural

medullas

or

medullae

\-(ˌ)ē, -ˌī\play play
  1. 1plural medullae a:  bone marrowb:  medulla oblongata

  2. 2a:  the inner or deep part of an organ or structure the adrenal medullab:  myelin sheath

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