lateral column


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column

 [kol´um]
an anatomical part or other structure that resembles a pillar.
anal c's vertical folds of mucous membrane at the upper half of the anal canal; called also rectal columns.
anterior column the anterior portion of the gray substance of the spinal cord, in transverse section seen as a horn.
gray column the longitudinally oriented parts of the spinal cord in which the nerve cell bodies are found, comprising the gray matter of the spinal cord.
lateral column the lateral portion of the gray substance of the spinal cord, in transverse section seen as a horn; present only in the thoracic and upper lumbar regions.
posterior column the posterior portion of the gray substance of the spinal cord, in transverse section seen as a horn.
rectal c's anal columns.
spinal column (vertebral column) spine (def. 2).

lat·er·al col·umn

a slight protrusion of the gray matter of the spinal cord into the lateral funiculus of either side, especially marked in the thoracic region where it encloses preganglionic motor neurons of the sympathetic division of the autonomic nervous system; it corresponds to the lateral horn appearing in transverse sections of the spinal cord.
See also: gray columns.

lateral column

lat·er·al col·umn

(lat'ĕr-ăl kol'ŭm)
A slight protrusion of the gray matter of the spinal cord into the lateral funiculus of either side, especially marked in the thoracic region where it encloses preganglionic motor neurons of the sympathetic division of the autonomic nervous system; it corresponds to the lateral horn appearing in transverse sections of the spinal cord.
See also: gray columns

lateral column

calcaneum, cuboid, fourth and fifth metatarsals and respective digital phalanges; see medial column

column

an anatomical part in the form of a pillar-like structure; anything resembling a pillar.

anal c's
longitudinal folds of mucous membrane at the cranial half of the anal canal; called also rectal columns.
column of Bertin
extensions of renal cortex between the renal pyramids.
column chromatography
dorsal column
the dorsal portion of the gray substance of the spinal cord, in transverse section seen as a horn.
gray column
the longitudinally oriented parts of the spinal cord in which the nerve cell bodies are found, comprising the gray matter of the spinal cord.
lateral column
the lateral portion of the gray substance of the spinal cord, in transverse section seen as a horn; present only in the thoracic and anterior lumbar regions.
rectal c's
anal columns.
spinal column
the rigid structure in the midline of the back, composed of the vertebrae. Called also vertebral column. See also spine.
ventral column
the ventral portion of the gray substance of the spinal cord, in transverse section seen as a horn.
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More recently, there has been a focus on lateral column shortening and joint surface displacement.
Additionally the plate has as angular offset, which allows it to contour to the postero lateral column, thereby avoiding impingement on the olecranon fossa.
The quality of reduction was assessed by inspecting the lateral column anteriorly, laterally and posteriorly and the fracture line anteriorly and posteriorly.
This was deficient medial and lateral column (had to be built up with bone graft).
Britain's champion jockey has not ridden competitively since suffering a lateral column fracture to his right arm in a fall at Lingfield in mid-March, but after riding out successfully for the last two weeks, Moore is hoping that he can resume race riding shortly after nearly 11 weeks on the sidelines.
Moore suffered a lateral column fracture to his arm when his mount, Vlasta Weiner, clipped heels at Lingfield on March 16 and could now be out of action until the Dante meeting at York.
The surgeon at the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford, who inserted a plate following the lateral column fracture, warned that a non-sportsman undergoing the operation could be sidelined for ten to 12 weeks, but accepted the recovery period in Moore's case may be faster, depending on how his physiotherapy progressed.
Jockeys' Association chief executive John Blake said: "Ryan had a lateral column fracture, which is not a problem with his joint which is good, and he had a plate inserted, and that may stay in.

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