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dorsal root


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The short pathways into which a spinal nerve divides near its point of attachment to the back of the spinal cord, containing afferent or sensory fibres transmitting nerve impulses to the spinal cord. See also Bell-Magendie law, dorsal root ganglion. Compare ventral root.

Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine — Psychology.


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