medulla

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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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Caption: Figure 1: Renal cortex homogenates ((a) 40 [micro]g proteins) and apical membranes ((b) 30 [micro]g proteins) and renal medullae homogenates ((c) 40 [micro]g proteins) and apical membranes ((d) 30 [micro]g proteins) from kidneys of sham and BUO rats were separated by sodium dodecyl sulphatepolyacrylamide gel electrophoresis (5%) and blotted onto nitrocellulose membranes.
NKCC2 labeling in renal medullae was reduced in BUO-1 (b) and increased apical localization of NKCC2 in BUO-2 and BUO-7 (c-d) was observed.
The patient underwent an MRI C-spine with contrast which demonstrated a sharply demarcated \'heart-shaped\' area of hyperintense signal in bilateral antero-medial medullae on axial T2WI (Figure-1)
In the adult four-striped mouse follicle, no medulla was detected, yet according to Morioka [20] the hairs of the adult mouse in general contain well-developed medullae. In juvenile hair shafts, the presence of a medulla was variable.
A new technique for the rapid simultaneous examination of medullae and cuticular patterns of hairs, Microscope (1998) 46(3):169-173.