Definition: the pronounced, dorsolaterally oriented ridge of gray matter in each lateral half of the spinal cord, corresponding to the posterior or dorsal horn appearing in transverse sections of the cord.
Synonym(s): columna posteriorTA, dorsal column of spinal cord, posterior column of spinal cord1
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