- of or relating to a bulb, especially to the medulla oblongata.
Origin of bulbar
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Bulbar Depression—the depression left from the bulb of percussion when a blade or flake is struck from a core.Handbook of Alabama Archaeology: Part I Point Types
James W. Cambron
- mainly anatomy of or relating to a bulb, esp the medulla oblongata
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- Resembling or relating to a bulb.
- Relating to the rhombencephalon.
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