medullary

[ med-l-er-ee, mej-uh-ler-ee, muh-duhl-uh-ree ]
/ ˈmɛd lˌɛr i, ˈmɛdʒ əˌlɛr i, məˈdʌl ə ri /
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adjective

pertaining to, consisting of, or resembling the medulla of an organ or the medulla oblongata.

Origin of medullary

First recorded in 1610–20; medull(a) + -ary

Related forms

post·med·ul·lar·y, adjective
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