olivary body


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Olivary \Ol"i*va*ry\, a. [L. olivarius belonging to olives, fr.
   oliva an olive: cf. F. olivaire.] (Anat.)
   Like an olive.
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   Olivary body (Anat.), an oval prominence on each side of
      the medulla oblongata; -- called also olive.
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