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Synonyms for medulla

a white fatty substance that forms a medullary sheath around the axis cylinder of some nerve fibers

lower or hindmost part of the brain

the inner part of an organ or structure in plant or animal

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Medulla is the core of the hair shaft that is composed of air vacuoles and cells.
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A dense capillary bed projects within the medulla between the afferent (descending) and efferent (ascending) vasa recta.
In 1991, Smith, Feldman, and their colleagues reported that this rhythm could be traced to an area of the medulla near another brain region that controls breathing out.
They have focused closely on the ventral medulla--a complex of neuronal formations along the ventral, ventromedial, and ventrolateral rim of the medulla that is part of a system of serotonergic neurons.
Most of the corticospinal tracts decussate (cross) at the medulla (Young & Young, 1997).
I had to dig deep into my brainular recesses to find the code word among masses of skate info stored in the corner of my medulla over the years.
Routine tissue samples taken for histological investigation included the following parts of the brain: medulla, pons, cerebellum, quadrigeminal bodies, epithalamus, thalamus, hypothalamus, some parts of the cerebral cortex, and the vascular plexus of the lateral ventricles.
In which organ of the body can the medulla oblongata be found?
Launched by Medulla Consulting Services DMCC in 2015 (Medulla), the two-day book fair is set to collect and sell over 20,000 books this year.
If the fibrocartilage tissue in the spine degenerates over time, an intervertebral disc can "slip," painfully pinching the medulla or nerves.
Objective: To examine the effects of prenatal administration of retinoic acid on the proliferation of epithelioreticular cells and Hassall's corpuscles in the medulla of chick thymus.
Brainstem reflex abnormalities suggested that the functional integrity of the inhibitory or excitatory interneurons in the lateral caudal pons and lateral medulla is disturbed in SLE patients.
Buteyko breathing exercises predominantly focus on increasing carbon dioxide levels, that over time, vianeuro plasticity permanently changing the respiratory centre in the medulla to effectively 're-set' to a more optimal level of carbon dioxide.