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Medical Term:

white commissure


a narrow band of white matter that crosses the midline of the spinal cord posterior to the central canal and posterior gray commissure (posterior white commissure [TA]) and anterior to the central canal and the anterior gray commissure (anterior white commissure [TA]).

Synonym(s): anterior white commissureTA, commissura alba anteriorTA, commissura alba posteriorTA, ventral white columnTA, ventral white commissureTA, commissura ventralis alba

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