Medulla vs Tractotomy - What's the difference?

medulla | tractotomy |


As nouns the difference between medulla and tractotomy

is that medulla is the soft inner part of something, especially the pith of a fruit while tractotomy is (surgery) the surgical excision of nerve tracts in the medulla of the brain.

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 ----

    tractotomy

    English

    Noun

    (tractotomies)
  • (surgery) The surgical excision of nerve tracts in the medulla of the brain