Ventral root of spinal nerve

Ventral root of spinal nerve

The formation of the spinal nerve from the dorsal and ventral roots
Latin radix anterior nervi spinalis
MeSH A08.800.800.720.725
TA A14.2.00.029
FMA 5979

Anatomical terminology

In anatomy and neurology, the ventral root or anterior root is the efferent motor root of a spinal nerve.

At its distal end, the ventral root joins with the dorsal root to form a mixed spinal nerve.

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