Definition of “medulla” - English Dictionary

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“medulla” in British English

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medullanoun [ C ]

uk /medˈʌl.ə/ us /məˈdʌl.ə/ specialized

the inner part of a body part or organ

(Definition of “medulla” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“medulla” in American English

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medullanoun [ C usually sing ]

/məˈdʌl·ə/

biology the lowest part of the brain, which controls the body's automatic processes such as the way the heart works and the breathing

(Definition of “medulla” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)