lateral funiculus(redirected from lateral funiculus of spinal cord)
funiculus[fu-nik´u-lus] (pl. funic´uli) (L.)
cord: anatomical nomenclature for a cordlike structure or part, especially one of the large bundle of nerve tracts that make up the white matter of the spinal cord. adj. adj funic´ular.
anterior funiculus ventral funiculus.
dorsal funiculus the white substance of the spinal cord lying on either side between the posterior median sulcus and the dorsal root.
lateral funiculus (funiculus latera´lis) the lateral mass of fibers on either side of the spinal cord, between the anterolateral and posterolateral sulci.
posterior funiculus dorsal funiculus.
funiculus sperma´ticus the spermatic cord.
ventral funiculus the white substance of the spinal cord lying on either side between the ventral median fissure and the ventral roots of the spinal nerves.
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the lateral white column of the spinal cord between the lines of exit and entrance of the anterior and posterior nerve roots.
Synonym(s): funiculus lateralis [TA], anterolateral column of spinal cord, lateral funiculus of spinal cord
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lat·er·al fu·ni·cu·lus(lat'ĕr-ăl fyū-nik'yū-lŭs) [TA]
The lateral white column of the spinal cord between the lines of exit and entrance of the anterior and posterior nerve roots.
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