noun, plural bul·lae [boo l-ee, buhl-ee] /ˈbʊl i, ˈbʌl i/.
Origin of bulla
Examples from the Web for bulla
Bulleana (plates, fig. 247 to 253), contains the genera Bulla and Bulla.A Conchological Manual|George Brettingham Sowerby
As in Dorcopsis, but not as in Macropus, the bulla tympani is not swollen.The Cambridge Natural History, Vol X., Mammalia|Frank Evers Beddard
On the Girondin was found the false bulkhead in Bulla's cabin, behind which was placed the hidden brandy tank.
Beamish and Bulla went in as partners, the four being bound together by their joint liability.
In the skull the orbit is surrounded by bone, and the tympanic has a bulla and an ossified external meatus.
British Dictionary definitions for bulla
noun plural -lae (-liː)
Word Origin for bulla
Word Origin and History for bulla
1876, from Latin bulla (plural bullae), literally "bubble" (see bull (n.2)).