posterior horn

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posterior horn

[pä¦stir·ē·ər hȯrn]
(neuroscience)
The dorsal column of gray matter in the spinal cord containing the axons of sensory (afferent) neurons.
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The ventral and dorsal columns were of similar thickness in the cranial cervical region, but the ventral column was thicker than the dorsal column in the caudal cervical region.
Damage to the dorsal columns results in contralateral loss of proprioception and fine touch below the level of the lesion.