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bulbar

[buhl-ber, -bahr] /ˈbʌl bər, -bɑr/
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to a bulb, especially to the medulla oblongata.
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80; bulb + -ar1
Related forms
nonbulbar, adjective
postbulbar, adjective
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bulbar

/ˈbʌlbə/
adjective
1.
(mainly anatomy) of or relating to a bulb, esp the medulla oblongata
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postbulbar in Medicine

bulbar bul·bar (bŭl'bər, -bär')
adj.

  1. Resembling or relating to a bulb.

  2. Relating to the rhombencephalon.

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