noun, plural me·dul·las, me·dul·lae [muh-duhl-ee]. /məˈdʌl i/.
- the marrow of the bones.
- the soft, marrowlike center of an organ, as the kidney or adrenal gland.
- medulla oblongata.
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One of his works, his ‘Medulla Theologiæ,’ I believe, adorned the walls of the paternal study.East Anglia|J. Ewing Ritchie
The actual performance of the action is then taken up by the cerebellum, medulla, and spinal ganglia.A Civic Biology|George William Hunter
But they were only stylized gestures leading to conditioned reflexes deep in the medulla.The Sensitive Man|Poul William Anderson
Posteriorly is situated the hind-brain, now consisting of the medulla oblongata and cerebellum.
In Scyllium, however, indications appear in the hind-brain of its future division into a cerebellum and medulla oblongata.