Medullary vs Medulla - What's the difference?

medullary | medulla |

Medullary is a derived term of medulla.


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

is that medullary is (anatomy) pertaining to, consisting of, or resembling, marrow or medulla while medulla is (anatomy) the medulla oblongata.

In context|botany|lang=en terms the difference between medullary and medulla

is that medullary is (botany) filled with spongy pith; pithy while medulla is (botany) the internal tissue of a plant.

As an adjective medullary

is (anatomy) pertaining to, consisting of, or resembling, marrow or medulla.

As a noun medulla is

the soft inner part of something, especially the pith of a fruit.

medullary

English

Adjective

(-)
  • (anatomy) Pertaining to, consisting of, or resembling, marrow or medulla.
  • (botany) Filled with spongy pith; pithy.
  • Derived terms

    * medullary sheath

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    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 ----