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Usage examples for medullary

  1. The medullary rays, although present, are scarcely visible in most instances. – Seasoning of Wood by Joseph B. Wagner
  2. Dr. Dawson having found in some species what he regards as medullary rays, thinks with Brongniart that they have some relation to gymnogens, while Mr. Carruthers leans to the opinion that they belong to the Lycopodiaceae. – The Student's Elements of Geology by Sir Charles Lyell
  3. The difference in color of the gray and the white matter is caused chiefly by the fact that in the gray masses the medullary sheath, which is white, is lacking, thus revealing the ashen gray of the nerve threads. – The Mind and Its Education by George Herbert Betts
  4. Pressure on nerve roots is a characteristic sign in extra- medullary growths. – Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition. by Alexander Miles Alexis Thomson
  5. These are known as the non- medullary fibers. – A Practical Physiology by Albert F. Blaisdell
  6. Here we have three bones whose medullary cavity is extremely small- almost nil, in fact- which explains in some measure how easy it is when suppuration exists to get necrosis and exfoliation of, say, portions of the os pedis. – Diseases of the Horse's Foot by Harry Caulton Reeks
  7. There fam'd M'Adam from his manual toil Relax'd- and freely own'd he took thy hints On " making Broth with Flints"- There Parry came, and show'd thee polar oil For melted butter- Combe with his medullary Notions about the Skullery, And Mr. Poole, too partial to a broil- There witty Rogers came, that punning elf! – The Poetical Works of Thomas Hood by Thomas Hood
  8. The medullary sheath may also aid in the nourishment of the axis cylinder. – Physiology and Hygiene for Secondary Schools by Francis M. Walters, A.M.
  9. In the white masses the medullary sheath is present. – The Mind and Its Education by George Herbert Betts
  10. The annual rings are not distinctly marked, medullary rays fine and numerous. – Seasoning of Wood by Joseph B. Wagner
  11. Likewise, if there is a destruction of the fibres proceeding from the brain centres to the lower medullary and spinal centres, the will is still able to act upon the muscles of phonation and breathing of both sides of the body because of the intimate connection of the lower medullary and spinal centres by association fibres. – The Brain and the Voice in Speech and Song by F. W. Mott
  12. Moreover, the living cells of the medullary rays exposed by the wound on the wood- surface also grow out under the released pressure, and form protruding callus pads on their own account. – Disease in Plants by H. Marshall Ward
  13. Natural wounds are produced in a variety of ways during the life of the plant, and, generally speaking, are easily healed over by the normal process if the area destroyed is not too large, and the parts remaining uninjured are sufficiently provided with foliage, or with supplies of food- materials stored up in the roots, rhizomes, medullary rays, etc. – Disease in Plants by H. Marshall Ward
  14. Further changes may then go on beneath the protective layer of wound- cork thus produced, and these changes vary according to the nature of the cells beneath: the cambium forms new wood, the medullary rays similar rays, cortex new cortex, and so on. – Disease in Plants by H. Marshall Ward
  15. As for the medullary cord of the abdomen, it consists, as in the larva, of eight ganglia. – The Glow-Worm and Other Beetles by Jean Henri Fabre
  16. These, on entering, lose the medullary sheath and separate into a number of branches that penetrate the corpuscle in different directions. – Physiology and Hygiene for Secondary Schools by Francis M. Walters, A.M.
  17. In intra- medullary tumours the pain is less severe, it is rarely an initial symptom, and is seldom referable to individual nerve roots. – Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition. by Alexander Miles Alexis Thomson
  18. The heavy border represents the medullary or enveloping sheath, which becomes thicker in the larger fibers. – The Mind and Its Education by George Herbert Betts