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posterior root of spinal nerve


Definition: the sensory root of a spinal nerve, having a dorsal root ganglion containing the nerve cell bodies of the fibers conveyed by the root in its distal end.

Synonym(s): radix posterior nervi spinalisTA, dorsal root of spinal nerve, radix sensoria nervi spinalis, sensory root of spinal nerve, radix dorsalis nervi spinalis

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