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Synonyms for medulla
məˈdʌl ə; -ˈdʌl i

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  1. myelin, myeline, medulla(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    medulla oblongata, myeline, bulb, myelin

    Antonyms:
    cortex

  2. medulla oblongata, medulla, bulb(noun)

    lower or hindmost part of the brain; continuous with spinal cord; (`bulb' is an old term for medulla oblongata)

    "the medulla oblongata is the most vital part of the brain because it contains centers controlling breathing and heart functioning"

    Synonyms:
    lightbulb, electric light, light bulb, incandescent lamp, myeline, electric-light bulb, medulla oblongata, bulb, myelin

    Antonyms:
    cortex

  3. medulla(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    medulla oblongata, myeline, bulb, myelin

    Antonyms:
    cortex

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  1. List of paraphrases:

    medullary, bulb, marrow

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