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Encyclopedia > Dorsal horn
Posterior horn
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Latin cornu posterius medullae spinalis
Gray's subject #185 753
MeSH [1]
Dorlands/Elsevier c_55/12259855

The posterior horn (posterior column, posterior cornu, dorsal horn) of the spinal cord is dorsal (more towards the back) to the anterior horn. It receives several types of sensory information from the body, including light touch, proprioception, and vibration. This information is sent from receptors of the skin, bones, and joints through sensory neurons that synapse in the dorsal root ganglion. Image File history File links Download high resolution version (740x602, 29 KB) Summary Summary Created with Inkscape by User:Polarlys. ... It has been suggested that History of the Latin language be merged into this article or section. ... Embryology is the branch of developmental biology that studies embryos and their development. ... Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) is a huge controlled vocabulary (or metadata system) for the purpose of indexing journal articles and books in the life sciences. ... Elseviers logo Elsevier, the worlds largest publisher of medical and scientific literature, forms part of the Reed Elsevier group. ... Cross-section through cervical spinal cord. ... The anterior horn is the anterior division of the lateral ventricle of the brain. ... Proprioception (from Latin proprius, meaning ones own and perception) is the sense of the position of parts of the body, relative to other neighbouring parts of the body. ... See Oscillator (disambiguation) for particular types of oscillation and oscillators. ... This is a dorsal root ganglion (DRG) from a chicken embryo (around stage of day 7) after incubation overnight in NGF growth medium stained with anti-neurofilament antibody. ...


The posterior grey horn is subdivided into these laminae. Below are several named examples of each lamina. This article is about the leaf, a plant organ. ...

The other laminae are located in other regions of grey matter in the spinal cord.



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