alba

noun
al·​ba | \ ˈal-bə How to pronounce alba (audio) \

Medical Definition of alba

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: the white matter of the brain and spinal cord

alba

Medical Definition of alba (Entry 2 of 2)

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