bulbar

bulbar

[buhl-ber, -bahr]
adjective
of or pertaining to a bulb, especially to the medulla oblongata.

Origin:
1875–80; bulb + -ar1

nonbulbar, adjective
postbulbar, adjective
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bulbar (ˈbʌlbə)
 
adj
chiefly anatomy of or relating to a bulb, esp the medulla oblongata

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bulbar bul·bar (bŭl'bər, -bär')
adj.

  1. Resembling or relating to a bulb.

  2. Relating to the rhombencephalon.

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