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1. Medulla oblongata
A cone of nerve tissue that rises from the spinal cord and becomes part of the brain stem; it regulates basic body functions such as respiration and circulation.

2. Medulla oblongata
The region of the brain that, with the pons , makes up the hindbrain; controls heart rate, constriction and dilation of blood vessels, respiration, and digestion.

3. Medulla
1. A term referring to the central portion of certain organs; e.g., the medulla oblongata of the brain and the adrenal medulla, which synthesizes epinephrine and norepinephrine . 2. In more common usage, the area in the brain that regulates breathing, heartbeat, blood pressure and similar activities.

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