medullary medullary

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) containing or consisting of or resembling bone marrow
  2. (adj) of or relating to the medulla oblongata
  3. (adj) of or relating to the medulla of any body part

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  • The medullary portion secretes a hormone which Professor John Jacob Abel of Johns Hopkins University has isolated.

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  1. "I hope that my participation can help the event organisers raise even more funds and awareness for the Institute for Cerebral and Medullary Disorders," Schumacher said in a statement.
    on Jun 20, 2007 By: Michael Schumacher Source: Reuters India

  2. "These long-term data demonstrate that XL184 provides clinical benefit to patients with medullary thyroid cancer, and support the ongoing phase 3 pivotal trial of XL184 in this indication," said Michael M. Morrissey, Ph.D., president of research...
    on May 20, 2010 By: Morrissey Source: MarketWatch (press release)

  3. "The discovery of medullary bone in the T. rex is important because it allows us to objectively sex a dinosaur," says Schweitzer. "It also adds to the robust support linking birds and dinosaurs and shows that their reproductive physiologies...
    on Jun 3, 2005 By: Mary Higby Schweitzer Source: Science Daily (press release)

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