extramedullary

Outside of, or unrelated to, any medulla, especially the medulla oblongata.

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ex·tra·med·ul·lary -'med-əl-.er-ē, -'mej-ə-.ler-ē, -mə-'dəl-ə-rē adj
1) situated or occurring outside the spinal cord or the medulla oblongata
2) located or taking place outside the bone marrow <\extramedullary hematopoiesis>

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ex·tra·med·ul·lary (eks″trə-medґu-lar″e) situated or occurring outside any medulla, especially the medulla oblongata.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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