Medical Dictionary

nucleus dorsalis

noun nucleus dor·sa·lis \-dȯr-ˈsā-ləs\

Medical Definition of nucleus dorsalis


nuclei dorsales

  1. :  an elongated longitudinal strand of neurons in the spinal cord with its axons passing into the cerebellar tract—called also Clarke's column

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