medulla

noun me·dul·la \ mə-ˈdə-lə \

Definition of medulla

plural medullas or medullae play \mə-ˈdə-(ˌ)lē, -ˌlī\
1 plural medullae
2 a : the inner or deep part of an animal or plant structure
  • the adrenal medulla

Origin and Etymology of medulla

Middle English, from Latin


Medical Dictionary

medulla

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

medical Definition of medulla

plural medullas or medullae play \-(ˌ)ē, -ˌī\
1 plural medullae
2 a : the inner or deep part of an organ or structure
  • the adrenal medulla

Illustration of medulla

illustration of medulla


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