Definition of Spinal nerve

1. Noun. Any of the 31 pairs of nerves emerging from each side of the spinal cord (each attached to the cord by two roots: ventral and dorsal).




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Spinal Nerve

spinal fluid
spinal fractures
spinal fusion
spinal ganglion
spinal headache
spinal induction
spinal injuries
spinal lemniscus
spinal length
spinal marrow
spinal muscle
spinal muscle of head
spinal muscle of neck
spinal muscle of thorax
spinal muscular atrophy
spinal nerve (current term)
spinal nerve roots
spinal nerves
spinal nucleus of the trigeminus
spinal osteophytosis
spinal paralysis
spinal part of accessory nerve
spinal part of arachnoid
spinal point
spinal puncture
spinal quotient
spinal reflex
spinal root of accessory nerve
spinal shock
spinal sign

Literary usage of Spinal nerve

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1. The Princeton Review by James Manning Sherwood, Jonas M. Libbey, John Forsyth, Charles Hodge, Lyman Hotchkiss Atwater, Henry Boynton Smith (1883)
"Each spinal nerve is of mixed character, and arises by two roots, of which the anterior supplies the motor, and the posterior the sensory, fibres. ..."

2. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by Philadelphia Neurological Society, American Neurological Association, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association (1886)
"Each spinal nerve has a visceral branch. Each thoracic visceral nerve has apparently a white and a gray portion. The white portion issues in both anterior ..."

3. A Text-book of physiology for medical students and physicians by William Henry Howell (1913)
"On the other hand, a section or lesion involving the spinal nerve will be followed by a degeneration of all the fibers, efferent and afferent, ..."

4. Cunningham's Manual of Practical Anatomy by Daniel John Cunningham, Arthur Robinson (1914)
"Each spinal nerve springs from the side of the spinal medulla by two ... Immediately beyond the ganglion the two roots unite to form the spinal nerve-trunk, ..."

5. The Anatomy of the Nervous System from the Standpoint of Development and by Stephen Walter Ranson (1920)
"... and will now see how these are combined in a typical spinal nerve. The spinal ganglion, derived from the neural crest, contains bipolar neuroblasts, ..."

6. Kirkes': Handbook of Physiology by William Senhouse Kirkes, William Hayden Rockwell, Charles Loomis Dana (1902)
"FUNCTIONS OF THE spinal nerve-HOOTS. The anterior spinal nerve-roots are efferent in function: the posterior are afferent. The fact is proved in various ..."

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