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o·li·va

, pl.

o·li·'vae

(ō-lī'vă, -vē), [TA]
A smooth oval prominence of the ventrolateral surface of the medulla oblongata lateral to the pyramidal tract, corresponding to the inferior olivary nucleus.
[L.]

o·li·va

, pl. olivae (ō-lī'vă, -vē) [TA]
A smooth oval prominence of the ventrolateral surface of the medulla oblongata lateral to the pyramidal tract, corresponding to the inferior olivary nucleus.
Synonym(s): corpus olivare [TA] , olive (1) .
[L.]

oliva

(ō-lī′vă) plural.olivae [L., olive]
An oval body located behind the anterior pyramid of the medulla oblongata and consisting of a convoluted sheet of gray matter enclosing white matter.
olivary, adjective
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Oliva said it is also a challenge to apprehend suppliers since party drug dealers do not deal with strangers for fear they might be undercover anti-narcotics agents.
Mr Vail then went on to discuss more of Oliva's cannibalistic urges, revealing he broke into the University of Boulder, in Colorado, to attempt to eat a skeleton that was kept there.
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Now, Oliva, who is a fashion designer, catwalk coach and owner of the Queen Victoria design studio, says his success stems from his deep love for traditional costumes.
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Letting bygones be bygones, Oliva reportedly accepted the proposal from Maradona, 57, who was the member of the Argentine team that won the 1986 World Cup.
| Lewis Oliva celebrates his silver medal with his fiancee and fellow Team Wales cyclist Ciara Horne.
Oliva will focus her efforts on providing consulting, advisory and transaction services as part of the Savills Studley Global Retail team.