substantia gelatinosa

noun
substantia gel·​a·​ti·​no·​sa | \ -ˌjel-ət-ᵊn-ˈō-sə How to pronounce substantia gelatinosa (audio) \

Medical Definition of substantia gelatinosa

: 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

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“Substantia gelatinosa.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/substantia%20gelatinosa. Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

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