olivary

adjective
ol·​i·​vary | \ˈäl-ə-ˌver-ē \

Medical Definition of olivary 

1 : shaped like an olive

2 : of, relating to, situated near, or comprising one or more of the olives, inferior olives, or superior olives the olivary complex

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