Medical Definition of Thoracic nucleus

1. A column of large neurons located in the base of the posterior gray column of the spinal cord, extending from the first thoracic through the second lumbar segment; it gives rise to the dorsal spinocerebellar tract of the same side. Synonym: nucleus thoracicus, Clarke's column, Clarke's nucleus, dorsal nucleus, nucleus dorsalis, Stilling's column, Stilling's nucleus. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Thoracic Nucleus

thoracic girdle
thoracic glands
thoracic goiter
thoracic index
thoracic injuries
thoracic interspinal muscle
thoracic interspinales muscles
thoracic intertransversarii muscles
thoracic intertransverse muscles
thoracic kidney
thoracic limb
thoracic longissimus muscle
thoracic medicine
thoracic nerve
thoracic nerves
thoracic nucleus (current term)
thoracic outlet syndrome
thoracic part of aorta
thoracic part of oesophagus
thoracic part of spinal cord
thoracic part of thoracic duct
thoracic respiration
thoracic rotator muscles
thoracic spinal nerves
thoracic spine
thoracic spine fracture
thoracic splanchnic nerves
thoracic stomach
thoracic surgeon
thoracic surgery

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