Medulloblastoma vs Medulla - What's the difference?

medulloblastoma | medulla | Derived terms |

Medulloblastoma is a derived term of medulla.


As nouns the difference between medulloblastoma and medulla

is that medulloblastoma is (oncology) a malignant type of brain tumour that originates in the cerebellum while medulla is the soft inner part of something, especially the pith of a fruit.

medulloblastoma

Noun

(en-noun)
  • (oncology) A malignant type of brain tumour that originates in the cerebellum
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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 ----