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dorsal root

noun

Medical Definition of DORSAL ROOT

:  the one of the two roots of a spinal nerve that passes posteriorly to the spinal cord separating the posterior and lateral funiculi and that consists of sensory fibers—called also posterior root; compare ventral root
May 06, 2015
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