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anterolateral sulcus


Definition: an indistinct furrow on the ventral surface of the spinal cord and medulla oblongata, on either side marking the line of exit of the anterior nerve roots.

Synonym(s): sulcus anterolateralisTA, ventrolateral sulcus, anterolateral groove

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