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bul·bar

 (bŭl′bər, -bär′)
adj.
Of, relating to, or characteristic of a bulb, especially of the medulla oblongata: bulbar poliomyelitis.

bulbar

(ˈbʌlbə)
adj
(Anatomy) chiefly anatomy of or relating to a bulb, esp the medulla oblongata

bul•bar

(ˈbʌl bər, -bɑr)

adj.
of or pertaining to a bulb, esp. to the medulla oblongata.
[1875–80]
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Adj.1.bulbar - involving the medulla oblongata; "bulbar paralysis"
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bulbar

adj bulbar
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When bulbar paralysis appears, the lower cranial nerves are paralyzed first and this is followed by involvement of the face and extraocular muscles and finally the respiratory muscles.
Muscle weakness, difficulty in breathing and bulbar paralysis could be explained by a phase of relative neurotransmitter depletion after excessive neuronal activity.
Neurological disorders (dysphagic states after craniocerebral trauma, with cerebral tumours, bulbar paralysis, cerebral palsy).