Posterolateral sulcus of spinal cord

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Posterolateral sulcus of spinal cord
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Spinal cord (Dorsolateral sulcus is "s3")
Latin sulcus posterolateralis medullae spinalis
TA A14.1.02.011
FMA 75609
Anatomical terminology

On either side of the posterior median sulcus, and at a short distance from it, the posterior nerve roots are attached along a vertical furrow named the posterolateral sulcus. The portion of the medulla spinalis which lies between this and the posterior median sulcus is named the posterior funiculus.


This article incorporates text in the public domain from the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918)

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