Anterior root of spinal nerve

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Anterior root of spinal nerve
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The formation of the spinal nerve from the dorsal and ventral roots
Latin radix anterior nervi spinalis
Gray's p.916
MeSH Ventral+Roots

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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