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Medical Term:

posterolateral sulcus


Definition: a longitudinal furrow on either side of the posterior median sulcus of the spinal cord marking the line of entrance of the posterior nerve roots.

Synonym(s): sulcus posterolateralisTA, dorsolateral sulcus, posterolateral groove

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