medulla

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Borrowed from Latin medulla (pith, marrow), perhaps from medius (middle).

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medulla (plural medullas or medullae or medullæ)

  1. The soft inner part of something, especially the pith of a fruit.
  2. (anatomy) The inner substance of various organs and structures, especially the marrow of bones.
  3. (anatomy) The medulla oblongata.
  4. (botany) The internal tissue of a plant.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin medius, or Proto-Indo-European *mosgʰós.

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Noun[edit]

medulla f (genitive medullae); first declension

  1. (anatomy) marrow
  2. vocative singular of medulla

medullā f

  1. ablative singular of medulla

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First declension.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative medulla medullae
Genitive medullae medullārum
Dative medullae medullīs
Accusative medullam medullās
Ablative medullā medullīs
Vocative medulla medullae

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