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Medical Term:

general somatic afferent column

 

Definition: in the embryo, a column of gray matter in the hindbrain and spinal cord, represented in the adult by the sensory nuclei of the trigeminal nerve and relay cells in the posterior (dorsal) horn of the spinal cord.

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