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FOTD: The Medulla Oblongata

by Vicki Olson - Feb 25, 2016 9:00:00 AM


Did you know about the following tidbit about the brain?

The Medulla Oblongata wasn't just made famous from the movie The Waterboy!  In a funny scene where Adam Sandlers' character argues with the professor about what causes aggression in animals, it actually is the Medulla Oblongata and not what "Mama Says".

It is located at the base of the brain and connects the spinal cord with the rest of the brain.




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About Vicki Olson

Vicki Olson graduated from Bel-Rea Institution for Animal Technology, in 2003 and went on to work in a specialty hospital, in surgery for 10-years. A few years ago she received her Bachelor’s degree in marketing. She joined the VetTechPrep team in 2015, to help aid in the importance of educating and licensing veterinary technicians.

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