Definitions for medullaryˈmɛd lˌɛr i, ˈmɛdʒ əˌlɛr i, məˈdʌl ə ri

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

me•dul•laməˈdʌl ə; -ˈdʌl i(n.)(pl.)-dul•las, -dul•lae

  1. the marrow of the bones. the soft marrowlike center of an organ, as the kidney or adrenal gland.

    Category: Anatomy

    Ref: medulla oblongata.

  2. the pith of plants.

    Category: Botany

Origin of medulla:

1635–45; < L: marrow, pith

med•ul•lar•yˈmɛd lˌɛr i, ˈmɛdʒ əˌlɛr i, məˈdʌl ə ri(adj.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. medullary(adj)

    containing or consisting of or resembling bone marrow

  2. medullary(adj)

    of or relating to the medulla oblongata

  3. medullary(adj)

    of or relating to the medulla of any body part

Wiktionary

  1. medullary(Adjective)

    Pertaining to, consisting of, or resembling, marrow or medulla.

  2. medullary(Adjective)

    Filled with spongy pith; pithy.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Medullary(adj)

    pertaining to, consisting of, or resembling, marrow or medulla

  2. Medullary(adj)

    pertaining to the medula oblongata

  3. Medullary(adj)

    filled with spongy pith; pithy

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