medull-, medullo-, medulli- +
(Latin: marrow; central part)
2. Situated or occurring near the edge of the medulla of the kidney.
3. Close to or adjoining the medullary border.
2. The inner core of certain organs or body structures; such as, the marrow of bone.
The adrenal medulla is the innermost part of that gland.
The renal medulla is the inner part of the kidney.
The spinal medulla is the part of the spinal cord that is lodged within the vertebral canal.
It is continuous with the spinal cord and controls involuntary vital functions; such as, those involved with the heart and lungs.2. The base of the brain, which is formed by the enlarged top of the spinal cord.
This part of the brain directly controls breathing, blood flow, and other essential functions.
2. A long tube-like structure extending from the base of the brain through the vertebral canal to the upper lumbar region; the spinal cord.
2. Pertaining to bone marrow.
3. A reference to the spinal cord.
2. Surgical removal of a medullary substance or part.
It may remain localized or it may spread through the bone to involve the marrow, cortex, cancellous tissue, and periosteum. 2. Inflammation of the spinal cord, often part of a more specifically defined disease process.
One group of diseases is named according to whether primarily white matter or gray matter is affected.
2. Enlargement of the medullary spaces in the treatment of various skeletal disorders.
2. The most common type of primary brain tumor in childhood.
It is a type of primitive neuroectodermal tumor (PNET). Medulloblastoma occasionally metastasizes outside the central nervous system, usually to bone.