medullated

adjective
med·​ul·​lat·​ed | \ ˈme-də-ˌlā-təd How to pronounce medullated (audio) , ˈme-jə- \

Definition of medullated

1 of a nerve fiber : myelinated
2 of a hair or wool fiber : having a hollow space within the cortex (see cortex sense 1a(2))

First Known Use of medullated

1867, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Medullated.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/medullated. Accessed 11 December 2019.

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medullated

adjective
med·​ul·​lat·​ed | \ ˈmed-ᵊl-ˌāt-əd How to pronounce medullated (audio) , ˈmej-ə-ˌlāt- How to pronounce medullated (audio) \

Medical Definition of medullated

2 : having a medulla used of fibers other than nerve fibers

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