posterior thoracic nucleus(redirected from dorsal thoracic nucleus)
posterior tho·rac·ic nu·cle·us[TA]
a column of large neurons located in the base of the posterior gray column of the spinal cord, extending from the first thoracic through the second lumbar segment; it gives rise to the dorsal spinocerebellar tract of the same side.
Synonym(s): nucleus thoracicus posterior [TA], dorsal thoracic nucleus ☆ , Clarke column, Clarke nucleus, Stilling column, Stilling nucleus
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