Ventral root of spinal nerve

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Ventral root of spinal nerve
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The formation of the spinal nerve from the dorsal and ventral roots
Latin radix anterior nervi spinalis
MeSH D013126
TA A14.2.00.029
FMA 5979
Anatomical terminology

In anatomy and neurology, the ventral root or anterior root is the efferent motor root of a spinal nerve.

At its distal end, the ventral root joins with the dorsal root to form a mixed spinal nerve.

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