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Medical Term:

pith

Pronunciation: pith

Definition:

  1. The center of a hair.
  2. The spinal cord and medulla oblongata.
  3. To pierce the medulla of an animal with a sharp instrument introduced at the base of the skull.

[A.S. pitha]

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