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Noun: dorsal horn
  1. One of two roots of a spinal nerve that passes dorsally from the spinal cord and that consists of sensory fibers
    - dorsal root, posterior root, posterior horn

Type of: afferent, afferent nerve, sensory nerve

Part of: spinal nerve root

Encyclopedia: Dorsal horn