Medical Definition of Columna anterior

1. The pronounced, ventrally oriented ridge of gray matter in each half of the spinal cord; it corresponds to the anterior or ventral horn appearing in transverse sections of the cord, and contains the motor neurons innervating the skeletal musculature of the trunk, neck, and extremities. See: gray columns. Synonym: columna anterior. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Columna Anterior

columelloplasty
columels
column cells
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column density
column inch
column inches
column of Spitzka-Lissauer
column of bertin
column of fornix
column shifter
column space
column spaces
columna
columna anterior (current term)
columna fornicis
columna lateralis
columna posterior
columna vertebralis
columnae anales
columnae carneae
columnae griseae
columnae renales
columnal
columnar
columnar cell
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