medulla

noun
me·​dul·​la | \ mə-ˈdə-lə How to pronounce medulla (audio) \
plural medullas or medullae\ mə-​ˈdə-​(ˌ)lē How to pronounce medullae (audio) , -​ˌlī \

Definition of medulla

1 plural medullae

2a : the inner or deep part of an animal or plant structure the adrenal medulla

First Known Use of medulla

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

History and Etymology for medulla

Middle English, from Latin

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medulla

noun
me·​dul·​la | \ mə-ˈdəl-ə How to pronounce medulla (audio) , -ˈdu̇l- How to pronounce medulla (audio) \
plural medullas or medullae\ -​(ˌ)ē How to pronounce medullae (audio) , -​ˌī How to pronounce medullae (audio) \

Medical Definition of medulla

1  plural medullae

2a : the inner or deep part of an organ or structure the adrenal medulla

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