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me·dul·la

 (mĭ-dŭl′ə)
n. pl. me·dul·las or me·dul·lae (-dŭl′ē)
1. The inner core of certain organs or body structures, such as the marrow of bone.
2. The medulla oblongata.
3. See myelin.
4. Botany
a. The pith in the stems or roots of certain plants.
b. The central portion of a thallus in certain lichens and red or brown algae.

[Middle English, from Latin, perhaps alteration (influenced by medius, middle) of *merulla.]

me·dul′lar, med′ul·lar′y (mĕd′l-ĕr′ē, mə-dŭl′ə-rē) adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.medullary - containing or consisting of or resembling bone marrowmedullary - containing or consisting of or resembling bone marrow
2.medullary - of or relating to the medulla oblongatamedullary - of or relating to the medulla oblongata
3.medullary - of or relating to the medulla of any body part
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medullary

adj medular