medulla spinalis


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medulla

 [mĕ-dul´ah] (L.)
1. the inmost part of a structure or organ.
3. marrow. adj., adj med´ullary.
adrenal medulla the inner portion of the adrenal gland, where epinephrine and norepinephrine are produced.
medulla of bone bone marrow.
medulla oblonga´ta that part of the hindbrain continuous with the pons above and the spinal cord below; it houses nerve centers for both motor and sensory nerves, where such functions as breathing and the beating of the heart are controlled. See also brain.
medulla os´sium bone marrow.
renal medulla the inner part of the substance of the kidney, composed chiefly of collecting tubules, and organized into a group of structures called the renal pyramids.
medulla spina´lis (medulla spina´lis) spinal cord.
medulla of thymus the central portion of each lobule of the thymus; it contains many more reticular cells and far fewer lymphocytes than does the surrounding cortex.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

spi·nal cord

[TA]
the elongated cylindric portion of the cerebrospinal axis, or central nervous system, which is contained in the spinal or vertebral canal.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

spi·nal cord

(spī'năl kōrd) [TA]
The elongated cylindric portion of the cerebrospinal axis, or central nervous system, which is contained in the spinal or vertebral canal.
Synonym(s): medulla spinalis.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

medulla

(me-dul'a, dul') plural.medullae [L. medulla, marrow, pith]
1. Marrow (1).
2. In anatomy, the innermost or central portion of an organ in contrast to the cortex.
3. The caudal segment of the hindbrain. Synonym: medulla oblongata; bulb (2)
4. The medulla ossium. medullary (med'ul-er?e, mej?), adjective
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ADRENAL MEDULLA

adrenal medulla

The central tissue of the adrenal gland. It is filled with pheochromocytes, which are derived from the neural crest and resemble postsynaptic sympathetic ganglion cells. In response to stimulation by presynaptic sympathetic axons, the pheochromocytes secrete epinephrine and norepinephrine into the bloodstream. See: illustration
See: adrenal gland

medulla of hair

The central axis of a hair.

medulla of kidneys

See: pyramid, renal

medulla nephrica

See: pyramid, renal

medulla oblongata

Medulla (3).

medulla ossium

Marrow (1).

medulla of ovary

The central portion of the ovary, composed of loose connective tissue, blood vessels, lymphatics, and nerves.

medulla spinalis

The spinal cord.
Medical Dictionary, © 2009 Farlex and Partners

spi·nal cord

(spī'năl kōrd) [TA]
The elongated cylindric portion of the cerebrospinal axis, or central nervous system, which is contained in the spinal or vertebral canal.
Synonym(s): medulla spinalis.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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Pek cok arastirmaci pediyatrik omurganin gelisimsel ozelligine bagli olarak esnemeye ve uzamaya uygun olmasina karsin medulla spinalis esnekliginin cok az olmasini SCIWORA'da olasi hasar mekanizmasi olarak dusunmektedir (22).
Bunlar, hiperekstansiyon, fleksiyon, distraksiyon ve medulla spinalis iskemisidir (27,28).
Ana splanknik sempatik sistemin proksimalindeki (T6 ve ustu) medulla spinalis yaralanmali olgularda, lezyon seviyesinin altindan kaynaklanan rahatsiz edici bir uyariya yanit olarak gelisen, masif paroksismal sempatik bir bosalim tablosudur.
UMNBD'da, medulla spinalis ile barsak arasindaki refleks koordinasyon devam ettiginden daha az uyari ile (digital stimulasyon gibi) kolaylikla bosaltilabilecek yumusak kivamli diski istenir.
Medulla spinalis yaralanmasindan sonra gelisen ileusta etkilidir.