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EtymologyEdit

bulb +‎ -ar

AdjectiveEdit

bulbar (not comparable)

  1. Relating to, or having the form of a bulb; used especially of the medulla oblongata.
    • 2009, January 27, “Barron H. Lerner”, in A Life Changed but Not Destroyed by Polio[1]:
      When she began to have trouble breathing, a sign of severe bulbar polio, she was taken by ambulance to another hospital.

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