Bell's law

noun
\ˈbelz- \

Medical Definition of Bell's law 

: a statement in physiology: the roots of the spinal nerves coming from the ventral portion of the spinal cord are motor in function and those coming from the dorsal portion are sensory

called also Bell-Magendie law

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