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gray col·umns

the three somewhat ridge-shaped masses of gray matter (anterior, posterior, and intermediate columns) that extend longitudinally through the center of each lateral half of the spinal cord; in transverse sections these columns appear as gray horns and are therefore commonly called anterior (ventral), posterior (dorsal), and lateral horns, respectively.
Synonym(s): columnae griseae [TA]

gray col·umns

(grā kol'ŭmz)
The three somewhat ridge-shaped masses of gray matter (anterior, posterior, and lateral columns) that extend longitudinally through the center of each lateral half of the spinal cord; in transverse sections these columns appear as gray horns and are therefore commonly called ventral or anterior, dorsal or posterior, and lateral horn, respectively.
Synonym(s): columnae griseae [TA] .
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