gray column


Any of the three masses of gray matter that extend longitudinally through the center of each lateral half of the spinal cord and appear as gray horns in transverse sections.

Nearby words

  1. gray body,
  2. gray card,
  3. gray cataract,
  4. gray catbird,
  5. gray code,
  6. gray degeneration,
  7. gray duck,
  8. gray eminence,
  9. gray fiber,
  10. gray fox

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