Medical Definition of Terminal filum

1. A long, slender connective tissue (pia mater) strand extending from the extremity of the medullary cone to the internal aspect of the spinal dural sac (filum terminale internum); stout strands of connective tissue attaching the spinal dural sac to the coccyx (filum terminale externum), commonly called the coccygeal ligament. Synonym: filum terminale, nervus impar, terminal thread. (05 Mar 2000)



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terminal artery
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terminal boutons
terminal bronchiole
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terminal control area
terminal crest
terminal deletion
terminal deoxynucleotidyltransferase
terminal disinfection
terminal emulation
terminal endocarditis
terminal figure
terminal figures
terminal filum (current term)
terminal ganglion
terminal haematuria
terminal hair
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terminal ileitis
terminal ileus
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terminal leave
terminal leaves
terminal leukocytosis
terminal nerves

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