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Root filaments

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root filaments --> radicular fila

The small, individual fibre fascicles into which the roots of all of the spinal nerves and several cranial nerves (hypoglossus, vagus, oculomotorius) divide in fanlike fashion before entering or leaving the spinal cord or brainstem; the spinal dorsal root may divide into 8 to 12 such rootlets.

Synonym: fila radicularia, root filaments.