Bell law

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Bell law

(bel),
the ventral spinal roots are motor, the dorsal are sensory.

Bell law

(bel law)
The ventral spinal roots are motor, the dorsal are sensory.
Synonym(s): Magendie law.

Bell law

, Bell-Magendie law
The fact that anterior spinal nerve roots contain only motor fibers and posterior roots only sensory fibers.
Synonym: law of Magendie

Bell,

Sir Charles, Scottish surgeon, anatomist, and physiologist, 1774-1842.
Bell law - the ventral spinal roots are motor, the dorsal are sensory. Synonym(s): Bell-Magendie law; Magendie law
Bell-Magendie law - Synonym(s): Bell law
Bell palsy - paresis or paralysis, usually unilateral, of the facial muscles, caused by dysfunction of the 7th cranial nerve. Synonym(s): peripheral facial paralysis
Bell phenomenon - upward movement of the eye on attempted eyelid closure in a patient with peripheral facial paralysis.
Bell respiratory nerve - Synonym(s): long thoracic nerve
Bell spasm - involuntary twitching of the facial muscles. Synonym(s): facial tic
external respiratory nerve of Bell - Synonym(s): long thoracic nerve

Magendie,

François, French physiologist, 1783-1855.
Bell-Magendie law - Synonym(s): Bell law
Magendie foramen - Synonym(s): medial aperture of the fourth ventricle
Magendie law - Synonym(s): Bell law
Magendie spaces - space between the pia and arachnoid at the level of the fissures of the brain.
Magendie-Hertwig sign - skew deviation of the eyes in acute cerebellar lesions. Synonym(s): Magendie-Hertwig syndrome
Magendie-Hertwig syndrome - Synonym(s): Magendie-Hertwig sign