Medical Dictionary

substantia gelatinosa

noun substantia gel·a·ti·no·sa \-ˌjel-ət-ən-ˈō-sə\


:  a mass of gelatinous gray matter that lies on the dorsal surface of the dorsal column and extends the entire length of the spinal cord into the medulla oblongata and that functions in the transmission of painful sensory information
March 29, 2015
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