posterior horn

noun

Medical Definition of posterior horn

2 : the cornu of the lateral ventricle of each cerebral hemisphere that curves backward into the occipital lobe — compare anterior horn sense 2, inferior horn

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“Posterior horn.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/posterior%20horn. Accessed 8 Dec. 2021.

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