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Definition of Bulbar

Bulbar: Pertaining to a bulb, in medicine any rounded mass of tissue (that is shaped somewhat like a crocus or tulip bulb).

For example, the bulbar conjunctiva is that part of the conjunctiva, a clear membrane of the eye, which covers the outer rounded surface of the eye.

Bulbar can also apply to a rounded enlargement.

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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Last Editorial Review: 6/14/2012

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