Medical Definition of Nerve root

1. One of the two bundles of nerve fibres (dorsal and ventral roots) emerging from the spinal cord that join to form a single segmental (mixed) spinal nerve; some of the cranial nerves are similarly formed by the union of two roots, in particular the fifth or trigeminal nerve; in the case of the eighth cranial (vestibulocochlear) nerve, each of its two components (vestibular root and cochlear root) is referred to as a root even though they do not join each other and their central connections are distinctive, conjoined nerve root, two adjacent nerve root's with the same common origin from the dura mater. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nerve Root

nerve implantation
nerve impulse
nerve impulses
nerve net
nerve nets
nerve of external acoustic meatus
nerve of pterygoid canal
nerve of smell
nerve of tensor tympani muscle
nerve of tensor veli palatini muscle
nerve of tympanic membrane
nerve pain
nerve pathway
nerve plexus
nerve regeneration
nerve root (current term)
nerve root sleeve
nerve sheath tumours
nerve stroma
nerve suture
nerve tissue
nerve tissue protein s 100
nerve to carotid sinus
nerve to mylohyoid
nerve to rhomboid
nerve to stapedius muscle
nerve to thyrohyoid muscle
nerve tract
nerve transfer
nerve trunk

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