filum terminale

noun

: the slender threadlike prolongation of the spinal cord below the origin of the lumbar nerves : the last portion of the pia mater

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“Filum terminale.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/filum%20terminale. Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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