medulla

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Etymology[edit]

Latin medulla ‘pith, marrow’, perhaps from medius.

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Noun[edit]

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]

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Noun[edit]

medulla f (genitive medullae); first declension

  1. marrow
  2. vocative singular of medulla

medullā f

  1. ablative singular of medulla

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative medulla medullae
genitive medullae medullārum
dative medullae medullīs
accusative medullam medullās
ablative medullā medullīs
vocative medulla medullae

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