Meaning of medullary in English:


Pronunciation /mɛˈdʌl(ə)ri/


  • 1Anatomy
    Relating to the inner region of an organ, tissue, or structure.

    ‘renal medullary oxygenation’
    • ‘bone marrow in the medullary cavity’
    1. 1.1Anatomy Relating to the continuation of the spinal cord within the skull.
      • ‘lateral medullary strokes’
    2. 1.2Botany Relating to the soft internal tissue or pith of a plant.
      • ‘the medullary sheath is an essential organ in the early age of a shoot’