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posterior funiculus


Definition: posterior white column of the spinal cord, the large wedge-shaped fiber bundle lying between the posterior gray column and the posterior median septum, and composed largely of the central processes of posterior root fibers.

Synonym(s): funiculus posteriorTA, dorsal funiculus, funiculus dorsalis

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