medullary definition

  • adjective:
    • Pertaining to, consisting of, or resembling, marrow or medulla.
    • filled up with spongy pith; pithy.
    • Pertaining to, composed of, or resembling, marrow or medulla.
    • regarding the medula oblongata.
    • filled up with spongy pith; pithy.
    • of or regarding the medulla oblongata
    • containing or comprising or resembling bone marrow
    • of or relating to the medulla of any body part
  • others:
    • In anatomy and zoology, related to marrow or medulla, or resembling it in kind or place; myelonal: because, medullary substance; a medullary cavity; medullary cancer; a medullary foramen.
    • In botany, composing or with respect to the medulla or pith of flowers. See expressions below.
    • The hollow of a bone containing marrow.

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