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medulla

synonym (synonym of medulla)

  • (noun.substance)
    a white fatty substance that forms a medullary sheath around the axis cylinder of some nerve fibers (noun.substance)
     
  • (noun.body)
    lower or hindmost part of the brain; continuous with spinal cord; (`bulb' is an old term for medulla oblongata) (noun.body)
     

antonym (antonym of medulla)

  • (noun.body)
    the tissue forming the outer layer of an organ or structure in plant or animal (noun.body)
     

hypernym (medulla IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • a white fatty substance that forms a medullary sheath around the axis cylinder of some nerve fibers (noun.substance)
    a soft greasy substance occurring in organic tissue and consisting of a mixture of lipids (mostly triglycerides) (noun.substance)
     
  • lower or hindmost part of the brain; continuous with spinal cord; (`bulb' is an old term for medulla oblongata) (noun.body)
    a structure that is part of the nervous system (noun.body)
     
  • the inner part of an organ or structure in plant or animal (noun.body)
    the tissue in the bodies of animals (noun.body)
     
  • (noun.plant)
    the tissue of a plant (noun.plant)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF medulla relation)

  • (noun.body)
    the medulla of the adrenal gland; secretes epinephrine (noun.body)
     

part holonym (PART OF relation)

  • lower or hindmost part of the brain; continuous with spinal cord; (`bulb' is an old term for medulla oblongata) (noun.body)
    the center in the medulla oblongata and pons that integrates sensory information about the level of oxygen and carbon dioxide in the blood and determi more.. (noun.body)
     

part meronym (HAS PART relation)

  • (noun.body)
    the part of the brain continuous with the spinal cord and comprising the medulla oblongata and pons and midbrain and parts of the hypothalamus (noun.body)
     

substance meronym (HAS SUBSTANCE relation)

  • a white fatty substance that forms a medullary sheath around the axis cylinder of some nerve fibers (noun.substance)
    a layer of myelin encasing (and insulating) the axons of medullated nerve fibers (noun.body)
     

derivation (.... is derived from medulla)

  • (adj.pert)
    of or relating to the substance that forms a sheath around the axon of some nerve fibers (adj.pert)
     
  • lower or hindmost part of the brain; continuous with spinal cord; (`bulb' is an old term for medulla oblongata) (noun.body)
    involving the medulla oblongata (adj.pert)
     
  • the inner part of an organ or structure in plant or animal (noun.body)
    of or relating to the medulla of any body part (adj.pert)
     
synonym antonym hypernym hyponym part holonym part meronym substance meronym myelin myeline bulb medulla oblongata cortex animal tissue plant tissue neural structure fat adrenal medulla respiratory center brain stem brain-stem brainstem medullary sheath myelin sheath

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