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spi·nal nerves

[TA]
the nerves emerging from the spinal cord; there are 31 pairs, each arising from the cord by rootlets that converge to form two roots, anterior (ventral or motor) and posterior (dorsal or sensory); the latter type is provided with a circumscribed enlargement, the spinal (dorsal root) ganglion; the two roots unite in the intervertebral foramen, and the mixed spinal nerve almost immediately divides again into anterior and posterior (primary) rami, the former supplying the anterolateral trunk and the limbs, the latter the true muscles and overlying skin of the back.
Synonym(s): nervi spinales [TA]

spi·nal nerves

(spī'năl nĕrvz) [TA]
The nerves emerging from the spinal cord; there are 31 pairs, each attached to the cord by two roots, anterior and posterior, or ventral and dorsal; the latter is provided with a circumscribed enlargement, the dorsal root (spinal) ganglion; the two roots unite in the intervertebral foramen, and the mixed spinal nerve almost immediately divides again into ventral and dorsal primary rami, the former supplying the anterolateral trunk and the limbs, the latter the true muscles and overlying skin of the back.
Synonym(s): nervi spinales [TA] .

spinal nerves

The 31 pairs of combined MOTOR and sensory nerves that are connected to the spinal cord.

spi·nal nerves

(spī'năl nĕrvz) [TA]
The nerves emerging from the spinal cord; there are 31 pairs, each attached to the cord by two roots, anterior and posterior, or ventral and dorsal.
Synonym(s): nervi spinales [TA] .
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