medulla

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(mĕ-dŭl′ă )

(mĕ-dul′ă)
(mĕ-dŭl′ē″)
(mĕ-dŭl′ī″)
pl. medullae [L. medulla, marrow, pith]
SEE: 1. Marrow (1).
2. In anatomy, the innermost or central portion of an organ in contrast to the cortex.
3. The caudal segment of the hindbrain.
SYN: SEE: medulla oblongata; SEE: bulb (2)
4. The medulla ossium.
medullary (med′ŭl-er″ē ) (mej′ŭ-ler″ē ) (mĕ-dŭl′ă-rē ), adj.

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