anterior column of spinal cord


The ventral ridge of gray matter in each half of the spinal cord, containing the motor neurons innervating the skeletal musculature of the trunk, neck, and extremities.ventral column of spinal cord

Nearby words

  1. anterior auricular vein,
  2. anterior cardiac vein,
  3. anterior cardinal vein,
  4. anterior cerebral vein,
  5. anterior chamber of eye,
  6. anterior condyloid foramen,
  7. anterior embryotoxon,
  8. anterior ethmoidal nerve,
  9. anterior facial vein,
  10. anterior focal point

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