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Synonyms for medulla-oblongata

Noun

1. medulla oblongata, medulla, bulb, neural structure
usage: lower or hindmost part of the brain; continuous with spinal cord; (`bulb' is an old term for medulla oblongata); "the medulla oblongata is the most vital part of the brain because it contains centers controlling breathing and heart functioning"
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