Spinal lamina VI

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Spinal lamina VI
Medulla spinalis - Substantia grisea - English.svg
Medulla spinalis - Substantia grisea. (Spinal lamina VI labeled at upper left.)
Latin lamina spinalis VI
TA A14.1.02.124
FMA 68867
Anatomical terminology

Spinal lamina VI is a lamina of the spinal cord.

It is also known as the base of the posterior horn.[1] 'Fast pain' moves to Lamina VI, which controls flexion reflex (i.e. withdrawal from painful stimulus)


  1. ^ Woolsey, Robert M.; Vernon W. Lin; Cardenas, Diana D.; Cutter, Nancy C.; Frederick S. Frost; Margaret C. Hammond; Laurie B. Lindblom; Inder Perkash; Robert Waters (2002). Spinal Cord Medicine: Principles and Practice. Demos Medical Publishing. ISBN 1-888799-61-7.