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Dorsal root

Dorsal root

The sensory root of a spinal Nerve, having a dorsal root ganglion containing the nerve cell bodies of the fibres conveyed by the root in its distal end.

Synonym: radix posterior, radix sensoria, posterior root, radix dorsalis.

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