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Details for anatomical structure: medulla oblongata

EndoNet ID: ENC00408

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medulla oblongata, medulla oblongata, bulb of rhombencephalon, Myelencephalon

General information

The most caudal portion of the brainstem, immediately continuous with the spinal cord, extending from the lower border of the decussation of the pyramid to the pons

Links to other resources

Cytomer cy0044297

Larger structures

  • brain
  • circulatory_system__hematopoietic_system
  • brain_stem
  • central_nerve_system_element


  • glial_cell_of_central_nervous_system
  • astrocyte
  • microglial_cell_in_central_nervous_system
  • oligodendrocyte
  • bergmann_glia

Secreted hormones

  • Hormone: QRFP

  • Hormone: ADNP

  • Hormone: Wnt-3


  • Receptor: NMU-R2