adj. pertaining to a bulb-like structure. Anatomically, may refer to structures such as the eyeball or the medulla. Thus, medically, it denotes a condition pertaining to the medulla oblongata. See bulbar paralysis- also bulbar poliomyelitis.

BULBAR: "The term bulbar refers to a condition related to the medulla oblongata."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "BULBAR," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/bulbar/ (accessed April 15, 2021).