Entry from US English dictionary
Relating to an anatomical bulb, especially the medulla oblongata.
- Merrill identified and located various types of bulbar respiratory neurons and identified the dorsal and ventral groups.
- Involvement of the cranial nerves may cause bulbar paralysis.
- The infant with botulism becomes progressively weak, hypotonic and hyporeflexic, showing bulbar and spinal nerve abnormalities.
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