lamina of Rexed
lam·i·na of Rexed(reks'ĕd),
a division of the gray matter of the spinal cord into nine laminae (I-IX) and a gray area around the central canal (area X) based on cytoarchitectural features; the posterior (dorsal) horn is composed of laminae I-VI, the intermediate zone of lamina VII, and the anterior (ventral) horn of laminae VIII and IX; general correlation of laminae with some of the major nuclei: I, posteromarginal nucleus; II, substantia gelatinosa; III and IV, nucleus proprius cornu dorsalis; V and VI, sometimes described as containing the spinal reticular formation; VII, Clarke nucleus, intermediomedial, and intermediolateral cell columns; VIII, commissural nuclei, interneurons; and IX, motor nuclei of the anterior horn.
Rexed,Bror A., Swedish physician, scientist, and public servant, 1914–.
lamina of Rexed - a division of the gray matter of the spinal cord into nine laminae and a gray area around the central canal based on cytoarchitectural features.