oblongata

[ ob-lawng-gah-tuh, -long- ]
/ ˌɒb lɔŋˈgɑ tə, -lɒŋ- /

noun, plural ob·long·a·tas, ob·long·a·tae [ob-lawng-gah-tee, -long-] /ˌɒb lɔŋˈgɑ ti, -lɒŋ-/.

Origin of oblongata

< New Latin: literally, oblong; see -ate1

OTHER WORDS FROM oblongata

pre·ob·lon·ga·ta, noun, plural pre·ob·lon·ga·tas, pre·ob·lon·ga·tae.
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Medical definitions for oblongata

oblongata
[ ŏb′lŏng-gātə, -gätə ]

n.

The medulla oblongata.
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