Medulla meaning

mĭ-dŭlə
The inner core of certain organs or body structures, such as the marrow of bone.
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The medulla oblongata.
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The inner core of certain organs or body structures, such as the marrow of bone.
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The medulla oblongata.
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The central portion of an anatomical structure, such as the adrenal gland or the kidney.
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The soft inner part of something, especially the pith of a fruit.
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(anatomy) The inner substance of various organs and structures, especially the marrow of bones.
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(anatomy) The medulla oblongata.
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(botany) The internal tissue of a plant.
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Origin of medulla

  • Middle English from Latin perhaps alteration (influenced by medius middle) of merulla

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Latin medulla "˜pith, marrow', perhaps from medius.

    From Wiktionary