Oblongata

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Oblongata (Anat) The medulla oblongata.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n oblongata The medulla oblongata.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
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Usage

In literature:

In this case I open the cranium and remove the brain and medulla oblongata.
"Ponkapog Papers" by Thomas Bailey Aldrich
Now this is effected by removing the cerebrum and the medulla oblongata.
"A History of Science, Volume 4(of 5)" by Henry Smith Williams
Whereupon the cold circle left Casey's medulla oblongata and a long-faced, long-legged youth stepped somewhat hastily to one side.
"The Trail of the White Mule" by B. M. Bower
The invisible power flows into the human body through the gate of the medulla oblongata.
"Autobiography of a YOGI" by Paramhansa Yogananda
On its under surface is a depression which receives the medulla oblongata.
"A Practical Physiology" by Albert F. Blaisdell
The medulla oblongata is traversed by a longitudinal fissure, continuous with that of the spinal cord.
"The People's Common Sense Medical Adviser in Plain English" by R. V. Pierce
Consciousness is entirely unaffected by physostigmine, there being apparently no action on any part of the brain above the medulla oblongata.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 4" by Various
My medulla oblongata is dislocated.
"A Son Of The Sun" by Jack London
This center probably lies in the medulla oblongata.
"Psychotherapy" by Hugo M√ľnsterberg
The medulla oblongata is the prolongation of the spinal cord, extending to the pons Varolii.
"Special Report on Diseases of the Horse" by United States Department of Agriculture
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In poetry:

They played him a sonata - let me see!
"MEDULLA OBLONGATA" - key of G.
Then they began to sing
That extremely lovely thing,
SCHERZANDO! MA NON TROPPO, PPP."
"The Story of Prince Agib" by William Schwenck Gilbert

In news:

Something's wrong with his medula oblongata .
Missoula Oblongata will present their puppet show "Clamlump" for free tonight at the Powerhouse at 8 pm as part of the Makers Market one-year anniversary.
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