Medical Definition of Gelatinous substance

1. The apical part of the posterior horn (dorsal horn; posterior gray column) of the spinal cord's gray matter, composed largely of very small nerve cells; its gelatinous appearance is due to its very low content of myelinated nerve fibres. Synonym: substantia gelatinosa, Rolando's gelatinous substance, Rolando's substance. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gelatinous Substance

gelatinization
gelatinizations
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gelatinous lesion
gelatinous nucleus
gelatinous polyp
gelatinous scleritis
gelatinous substance (current term)
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gelator
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