Meaning of medulla

me•dul•la

Pronunciation: (mu-dul'u), [key]
— pl. -dul•las, -dul•lae
    1. the marrow of the bones.
    2. the soft, marrowlike center of an organ, as the kidney or adrenal gland.
    3. Seemedulla oblongata.
  1. the pith of plants.
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