Definition of Anterior root
1. Noun. One of two the two roots of a spinal nerve that passes ventrally from the spinal cord and that consists of motor fibers.
Generic synonyms: Efferent, Efferent Nerve, Motor Nerve
Group relationships: Nervus Spinalis, Spinal Nerve
Medical Definition of Anterior root
1. The motor root of a spinal nerve. Synonym: radix anterior, radix motoria, anterior root, motor root, radix ventralis. (05 Mar 2000)
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