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medulla:

see brain stembrain stem,
lower part of the brain, adjoining and structurally continuous with the spinal cord. The upper segment of the human brain stem, the pons, contains nerve fibers that connect the two halves of the cerebellum.
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medulla

[mə′dəl·ə]
(anatomy)
The central part of certain organs and structures such as the adrenal glands and hair.
Marrow, such as of bone or the spinal cord.
(botany)
Pith.
The central spongy portion of some fungi.
(neuroscience)

medulla

1. Anatomy the innermost part of an organ or structure
2. Botany another name for pith
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The pons is approximately one inch in length and lies below the midbrain and above the medulla (Fig 6).
Labeling of zona glomerulosa and the adrenal medulla did not exceed the background level The radioactivity in these sections remained too weak to be semiquantified by phosphorautoradiography using 14 days exposure.
The vagus nerve originates at the anterolateral surface of the medulla oblongata.
One patient received the substantia nigra tissue while the other patient received the adrenal medulla tissue from the same donor fetus.
This multiauthored text focuses on laboratory approaches to the diagnosis and management of endocrine disorders involving the pituitary gland, the thyroid gland, the adrenal cortex and medulla, the gonads, and the gastrointestinal tract as well as hyperglycemia and hypoglycemia, metabolic bone disease, and endocrine malignancies.
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The medulla of your brain tells your body when to cough and swallow.
In this mutation, there was found to be an absence or nearly an absence of air cells in the medulla (core of the hair shaft), and a much finer, closer arrangement of shingles in the cuticle (outer layer of the hair shaft).
The plant samples (branches with leaves, medulla, bark or fruits) were dried in open air at room temperature, finely ground with a hammer mill, and extracted overnight with methanol (Merck), under gentle shaking.
In the 1840s, Flourens narrowed the field's focus to a specific brainstem region within an area called the medulla.
Most of the corticospinal tracts decussate (cross) at the medulla (Young & Young, 1997).