n a white fatty substance that forms a medullary sheath around the axis cylinder of some nerve fibers
n lower or hindmost part of the brain; continuous with spinal cord; (`bulb' is an old term for medulla oblongata)
the medulla oblongata is the most vital part of the brain because it contains centers controlling breathing and heart functioning
n the inner part of an organ or structure in plant or animal
Shaquille O'Neal in SportingNews.com I'm on a mission. And I know the older I get, I may lose a step or two, but it's all up in the medulla oblongata,O'Neal said, using the medical term for the base of one's brain. "I've got a lot up there. I've got a lot of knowledge .........
Charles Tillman in ESPN Well, it obviously hurt,Tillman said. "What else happened? I'm trying to remember, everything is so foggy. Really, it was just a hard hit to the back of my Medulla oblongata, the back of the head, that big bump. I saw like a bright flash,...
Devin Harris in Dallas Morning News I got hit in the medulla oblongata,Harris said with a laugh. "Nah, I got a pretty good shot in the back of the head and kind of lost feeling on the right side for a little bit, but it came back when I was sleeping last night."