meollo(
meh
-
oh
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yoh
)
masculine noun
1. (figurative) (pith) 
a. heart 
Llevamos dos horas de conferencia y el orador aún no ha llegado al meollo del asunto.The conference lasts two hours now and the speaker has not addressed the heart of the matter yet.
b. core 
El meollo de la cuestión es cómo saldar todas nuestras deudas para abrir un nuevo bar.The core of the matter is to figure out how to pay off our debts so that we can open a new bar.
c. crux 
Me gustaría ahondar en el meollo del problema para encontrar alguna solución.I would like to dig into the crux of the problem in order to find a solution.
2. (anatomy) 
a. marrow 
Los científicos analizaron el ADN extraído del meollo del hueso encontrado.The scientists analyzed the DNA extracted from the marrow of the bone they found.
meollo
Noun
1. (general) 
a. core, heart 
el meollo de la cuestiónthe nub of the question, the heart of the matter
meollo
1 (Anatomía) marrow
2 [de asunto] heart; crux
el meollo de la cuestión the heart o crux of the matter
3 [de persona] brains
plural
; (p)
estrujarse el meollo to rack one's brains
4 [de pan] crumb; soft part
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