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Definition of "olivary" [ol•i•va•ry]

  • Shaped like an olive (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "olivary" in a sentence
  • "Inferior olivary nucleus with the two accessory olivary nuclei."
  • "The spino-olivary fasciculus (olivospinal; bulbospinal, Helweg’s bundle) is likewise of unknown constitution and function; there is uncertainty even in regard to the direction of its fibers."
  • "This nucleus is situated above the nucleus ambiguus, behind the superior olivary nucleus, and medial to the spinal tract of the trigeminal nerve."
Words like "olivary"
olivary nucleus