Medulla vs Hindbrain - What's the difference?

medulla | hindbrain |


In context|anatomy|lang=en terms the difference between medulla and hindbrain

is that medulla is (anatomy) the medulla oblongata while hindbrain is (anatomy) the posterior part of the brain, comprising the cerebellum, pons and medulla, the rhombencephalon.

As nouns the difference between medulla and hindbrain

is that medulla is the soft inner part of something, especially the pith of a fruit while hindbrain is (anatomy) the posterior part of the brain, comprising the cerebellum, pons and medulla, the rhombencephalon.

medulla

English

Noun

  • The soft inner part of something, especially the pith of a fruit.
  • (anatomy) The inner substance of various organs and structures, especially the marrow of bones.
  • (anatomy) The medulla oblongata.
  • (botany) The internal tissue of a plant.
  • Derived terms

    * medullar * medullary * medulloblastoma ----

    hindbrain

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (anatomy) The posterior part of the brain, comprising the cerebellum, pons and medulla, the rhombencephalon
  • Synonyms

    * rhombencephalon

    Meronyms

    * cerebellum * pons * medulla